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Sunday Papers: Labour victory will spark exodus of wealthy, says bank chief

by Himanshu Singh on May 03, 2015 at 07:45

And Warren Buffett has warned that stock prices will appear expensive if interest rates increase from their current ultra-low levels.

Saturday Papers: Sterling suffers bout of UK poll nerves

by Himanshu Singh on May 02, 2015 at 05:57

And shares in Lloyds Banking Group leapt after it surprised the market by saying that it would beat expectations for profit margins.

Investment Trust Watch: Fidelity China flies 16% in April

by Gavin Lumsden on May 01, 2015 at 17:28

Our weekly look at investment trust share prices shows which closed-end funds look cheap and which expensive.

My Manifesto: stop tinkering with pensions!

by Gavin Lumsden on May 01, 2015 at 13:01

Whichever government emerges from the general election, MPs look set to continue to pile on the red tape around pensions.

The Expert View: Barclays, Shell and RBS

by Michelle McGagh on May 01, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analys commentary on shares, also including Sainsbury's and British American Tobacco.

Friday Papers: EU to launch probe into US tech giants

by Himanshu Singh on May 01, 2015 at 04:54

And LinkedIn became the third social media company in a week to lose as much as a quarter of its valuation in minutes after reporting a weaker outlook.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls amid mixed economic data

by Himanshu Singh on May 01, 2015 at 04:49

The Dow Jones dropped 195 points yesterday leaving it with a gain of just 0.4% over the month and flat year-to-date.

Royal Mail helps FTSE shake off US jitters and RBS woes

by Daniel Grote on Apr 30, 2015 at 16:43

Royal Mail shares enjoy best day in four months, helping FTSE 100 into positive territory despite US gloom and RBS share slide.

Fidelity reopens Alex Wright's UK Smaller Companies fund

by Daniel Grote on Apr 30, 2015 at 15:43

Fund group says now has capacity to reopen top-performing fund after new manager and analyst joined team.

Insurers and unions unite to fight 'knee jerk' pension policy

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 30, 2015 at 15:04

Pension providers, trade unions and insurers say an independent pension commission is needed to impose long-term thinking on government policy.

Investors dump UK funds, shun ISA season as election looms

by Daniel Grote on Apr 30, 2015 at 13:19

Investors withdrew net £1 billion from UK funds in March while 'ISA season' sales were down on last year.

Not everyone is a fan of Woodford Patient Capital

by Jonathan Yarker on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:57

Some wealth managers are wary of the hype that has surrounded Neil Woodford's new investment trust.

Should you trade your pension for a buy-to-let?

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 30, 2015 at 08:00

Once you tally up all the tax and costs involved in swapping your pension for a buy-to-let property, it may not be as lucrative.

The Expert View: Vodafone, St James's Place and LSE

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 30, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Auto Trader and Tullett Prebon.

Thursday Papers: Fed damps rate rise call as growth wavers

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 30, 2015 at 04:39

And Apple has warned investors that it could face “material” financial penalties from the European Commission’s investigation into its tax deals with Ireland.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines after Fed statement

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 30, 2015 at 04:36

Shares fell following a report showed the US economy grew a paltry 0.2% in the first quarter, well below expectations.

 

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