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Labour calls for price cap to stop 'rip off' drawdown charges

by Jun Merrett on Nov 24, 2014 at 11:33

Labour has called for a price cap on drawdown products to protect savers from 'rip off' charges under the pension freedoms.

Trust tells Train: you're a key man!

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 24, 2014 at 11:16

Lindsell Train investment trust has taken out £6 million 'key man' insurance on its fund manager Nick Train.

Monday Papers: Intesa eyes UK with possible bid for Coutts

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 24, 2014 at 03:05

And the World Energy Council has put the UK on a negative watch list over concerns about the security and cost of its energy supplies.

Asian shares gain as China rate cut boosts optimism

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 24, 2014 at 02:59

China slashed benchmark interest rates for the first time since July 2012 as leaders step up support for the world’s second-largest economy.

Sunday Papers: Sun sets on Opec oil dominance

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 23, 2014 at 07:04

And airlines are facing steep increases in their insurance bills in the wake of the two Malaysia Airlines crashes earlier this year.

Saturday Papers: BoE probes money auction rigging fears

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 22, 2014 at 05:47

And world stock markets soared yesterday as China’s central bank moved to head off a sharp slowdown in growth with its first cut in interest rates for two years.

Aviva agrees £5bn deal to buy rival Friends Life

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 18:16

Deal would be the biggest for insurance sector in more than a decade.

Markets surge on China rate cut and ECB hopes

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 16:10

Markets surge on surprise China interest rate cut and hints of more stimulus from the ECB. The Accumulator rounds up the week.

Why medium-sized companies are due a resurgence

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 15:37

Medium-sized companies have been in the doldrums this year, but Georgina Brittain argues they are poised for a revival.

Contracted out? Watch out for your state pension

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 21, 2014 at 15:03

Workers who opted out of national insurance contributions may not qualify for the full flat-rate state pension when it is introduced. 

Trust cuts Barnett price but performance fee still hairy

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 21, 2014 at 14:52

Perpetual Income & Growth, the best of Mark Barnett's three big investment trusts, has saved shareholders a lot of money, but is it enough? 

Quindell surges as mystery short seller revealed

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:03

Shares up 60% after Quindell dismisses reports of sale of Nationwide Accident Repair Services stake. FT reveals short seller.

HMRC 'losing track' of tax relief costs and abuses

by William Robins on Nov 21, 2014 at 08:00

HMRC has lost track of millions of pounds worth of tax reliefs, says National Audit Office.

The Expert View: Babcock, Homeserve and Grainger

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 21, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including UDG Healthcare and Entertainment One.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on positive economic data

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 21, 2014 at 04:24

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 finished at record highs after data showed further strength in the US economy and Intel gave an upbeat forecast.

Friday Papers: Osborne abandons bid to block EU bonus cap

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 21, 2014 at 04:20

And RBS fined £56m for IT meltdown

 

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