For investors in need of steady and growing income, investment trusts are hard to beat. We take a look at some of the 'dividend heroes'.
The FTSE 100 made another late rally to close five points up after Russia's government intervened to shore up the rouble.
Pension expert Adrian Boulding says pension tax relief should be replaced by a contribution matching model to encourage more people to save.
The government agency holding the taxpayers' 25% stake in Lloyds Banking Group says the holding will be reduced to 10%.
Companies running high-charging legacy pensions face renewed pressure to rethink their terms, after a report identified billions of pounds may be locked in potentially poor value schemes.
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Shanta Gold and Rockhopper.
Shares declined as companies from Microsoft to Google led a selloff in technology shares that overshadowed gains in oil producers.
And Carney has promised to put banks’ emerging market exposures under the spotlight in Britain’s next round of stress tests.
The FTSE 100 closes 149 points higher after US Secretary of State John Kerry triggers a dramatic rebound in stock markets.
The City regulator has concerns about the lack of transparency around financial advice costs.
Find out how your bank fared in the Bank of England 'stress test' designed to see how high street institutions would cope with another severe recession.
Stock markets may reel at the falling oil price but lower energy costs are helping consumers and savers as inflation falls to just 1%.
Why investment trusts are great for income seekers, bonds that can float above interest rates and dividend prospects for next year.
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Greggs and Tate & Lyle.
And Russia’s central bank raises interest rates by 6.5 percentage points to 17% to halt the rouble’s freefall on the foreign exchanges.
Utilities and health-care stocks, the best-performing sectors in the S&P 500 this year, slid more than the broader index.
Global markets retreated again with the FTSE 100 dropping another 118 points to take its fall to 10% over just six days.
Fund manager Neil Woodford believes the bond market is a better reflection of the economic impact of low oil prices than share markets.
The Financial Conduct Authority has banned a former director of fund manager BlackRock for evaded £43,000 in train fares.
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