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Pensions tax relief: how a flat rate would affect you

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:03

The pensions minister has proposed a 30% flat rate for pensions tax relief that would benefit basic rate taxpayers.

Primark's US ambitions prop up FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:28

Associated British Foods the star FTSE performer as it announces the launch of Primark stores in the US.

Can German property investment trusts be rehabilitated?

by James Carthew on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:00

Summit Germany was among 2009's casualties: its return to the Alternative Investment Market may make an interesting entry point, says James Carthew.

Six best ideas from a top European fund manager

by Wealth Manager Team on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:00

Stuart Mitchell, manager of the SWMC European fund, identifies his high-conviction investments.

Investment Trusts: the ultimate challenge of liquidity

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 23, 2014 at 09:00

Why liquidity is important and which investment trusts are in the top and bottom 10 of being easy or difficult to trade.

The Expert View: Glaxo, Barclays and Shanta Gold

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 23, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including SpeaceandPeople and Randall & Quilter.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on upbeat earnings reports

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 23, 2014 at 04:28

Shares rose as solid earnings reports from Netflix Inc. to Harley-Davidson Inc. topped estimates.

Wednesday Papers: Deals fever grips pharmaceuticals industry

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 23, 2014 at 04:25

And Vince Cable has issued a stark warning to Britain's leading boardrooms that they need to crack down on bonuses to restore public trust.

Pharma stocks deal FTSE shot in the arm

by Daniel Grote on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:17

FTSE 100 jumps 0.9% higher over bid speculation for AstraZeneca and an asset swap by GlaxoSmithKline. 

Gordon Brown: Scotland faces pension 'time bomb'

by Jun Merrett on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:03

Former prime minister Gordon Brown is criticised as he warns an independent Scotland will face a pensions ‘time bomb’.

Mobius warns over Brazil’s rapid housing expansion

by Chris Sloley on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:30

Emerging market veteran says growth in Brazil is welcomed but programmes are raising household debt levels.

Look beyond London to take the commercial property prize

by Max Skjönsberg on Apr 22, 2014 at 09:30

There is a revival of interest in commercial property, which is offering attractive yields, but fund manager Don Jordison is among those warning investors to buy wisely and leave prime central London to the oligarchs.

Investment Trusts: the deal with discounts

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 22, 2014 at 09:00

Investment trusts have hard and soft ways to prevent their shares falling below net asset value. Unfortunately, they don't always work.

Mapping UK dividends: where the hotspots lie

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 22, 2014 at 09:00

With the first quarter out of the way, financial information firm Markit has updated its views on 18 UK sectors for the £75 billion income payout it believes the FTSE 350 will yield in 2014.   

Tuesday Papers:Ackman in bid for Botox maker Allergan

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 22, 2014 at 04:32

And AstraZeneca brings in Wall Street 'defenders' amid speculation the drug maker could receive a new approach from Pfizer.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains ahead of key earnings reports

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 22, 2014 at 04:27

Investors remained cautious after a strong rally last week and before a slew of key earnings releases this week.

 

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