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Everything you need to know about investment risk

by Gavin Lumsden on May 28, 2015 at 17:34

We've got a table that tells you everything you need to know about risk and why it's important to invest in the best companies for a long time.

Four pension problems that need to be solved

by Michelle McGagh on May 27, 2015 at 14:25

Saving too little and hoarding pension cash are two of the problems faced by a nation that hasn't got to grips with retirement.

Queen's Speech hits pensions

by Michelle McGagh on May 27, 2015 at 13:55

Queen announces government's plans to scale back tax relief for pensions to fund more free childcare in England.

Why China's astonishing rally has further to run

by Daniel Grote on May 22, 2015 at 14:33

China's stock market is up by more than 140% over the last year, and there could be more to come.

The life insurance that offers cash even if you don't claim

by Michelle McGagh on May 21, 2015 at 14:00

Life insurance that offers you cash back if you don't claim has proved popular in South Africa and Australia. Could it take off here?

Inflation: the problem hasn't gone away

by Gavin Lumsden on May 19, 2015 at 17:52

The Bank of England isn't as committed to fighting inflation as it used to be. With inflation in negative territory, this could be a good time for investors to buy protection.

Yes minister! 5 pension changes to expect from Ros

by Michelle McGagh on May 19, 2015 at 12:50

Ros Altmann has just been appointed pensions minister and her in-tray is already full.

Britain waves goodbye to inflation (for now)

by Jonathan Yarker, Gavin Lumsden on May 19, 2015 at 11:51

The UK has experienced deflation – or falling prices – for the first time since 1960, says the Office for National Statistics.

Forget lamborghinis! Pensions are all about tax planning now

by Michelle McGagh on May 15, 2015 at 10:33

Retirees aren't raiding their pensions after the recent reforms, they're far more interested in leaving the money behind when they die.

Jupiter's Steve Davies buys more banks after Tory win

by Jonathan Yarker on May 15, 2015 at 08:00

Jupiter UK Growth manager had raised cash levels before general election.

Where in the world should you invest after the UK election?

by Gavin Lumsden on May 13, 2015 at 14:34

UK shares jumped after the general election, but is that the whole story? Watch our post-poll guide to global stock markets.

Schroders’ Kirrage buys utilities after seven-year gap

by Jonathan Yarker on May 08, 2015 at 17:12

Citywire AAA-rated manager is not dissuaded by political scrutiny the sector had come under before the election.

What the Tories' stunning victory means for shares

by Daniel Grote on May 08, 2015 at 13:16

Markets are jubilant following the election, but the shares jumping the most today may not be the long-term winners.

Woodford: decisive result doesn't dispel the uncertainty

by Gavin Lumsden on May 08, 2015 at 10:44

Election of a majority government is good for the economy but stock market euphoria may not last, warn Neil Woodford and other fund managers.

Why markets should avoid a battering at the ballot box

by Gavin Lumsden on May 06, 2015 at 14:15

Stock markets have risen in five of the last six general elections, although you can look back to 1974 for a more worrying scenario.

The mad world of bonds, and why it matters at this election

by Mike Deverell on May 05, 2015 at 15:04

If you were able to borrow at a fixed interest rate of 1.5% for five years, you might jump at the chance. Should the government do the same?

Don't believe election doom-mongers, says Lowen

by Danielle Levy on May 05, 2015 at 11:44

JOHCM UK Equity Income manager argues election uncertainty already priced in and will seize on jitters to buy more Lloyds shares. 

Our Accumulator turns red as investors rush to sell

by Daniel Grote on May 01, 2015 at 13:25

It's been a bad week for markets, as the sea of red that has engulfed our exclusive Accumulator data table shows.

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.

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