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Can UK fund managers sustain their market-beating run?

by Daniel Grote on Nov 30, 2015 at 13:44

Managers of funds in the UK All Companies sector have delivered more than double the returns of the FTSE All-Share over the last three years.

Why Osborne's housing plan is bad news for renters

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 27, 2015 at 14:20

The chancellor's hike to stamp duty for buy-to-let buyers will push up rents for tenants, warn experts.

Government opens up ISAs to crowdfunding debt

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2015 at 15:31

Treasury builds on peer-to-peer loans inclusion by allowing crowdfunding debt to be held in ISAs, but there's no allowance increase this year.

Osborne: landlord tax to pay for 400,000 new homes

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 25, 2015 at 15:04

The chancellor has hiked stamp duty for buy-to-let landlords and second home owners to fund construction of more affordable homes.

Women won't be compensated for pension age rises

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 24, 2015 at 08:00

Pensions minister Ros Altmann said women should have known about the increases to the state pension age.

Pricey property: fund managers forced out of London

by Jonathan Yarker on Nov 24, 2015 at 08:00

Commercial property fund managers are struggling to find value in the capital and are looking elsewhere for new opportunities.

Autumn Statement: what it could mean for your pension

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 23, 2015 at 08:00

Pension tax relief may be safe for now, but that doesn't mean this week's Autumn Statement won't deliver some surprises.

How your pension can change the world

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 21, 2015 at 08:00

Younger savers want their investments to make a positive impact on the world, and feel the pensions industry isn't listening.

Paris attacks and Fed hawks can't derail market rally

by Daniel Grote on Nov 20, 2015 at 16:15

Our Accumulator data table details a strong week for markets, despite the Paris terror attacks and the likelihood of a US interest rate rise.

Active or passive? You’re asking the wrong question!

by Mike Deverell on Nov 19, 2015 at 08:00

The merits of active funds over passives generate lots of column inches, but there are more important investment decisions to make.

Cash, annuity or drawdown: which is best for you?

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 19, 2015 at 08:00

This 'options matrix' will help you work out what to do with your pension.

Chinese market woes could push up London property prices

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 17, 2015 at 08:00

Foreign investors could push another wave of money into London property to avoid China's tumultuous stock markets.

Pensions: how to avoid running out of money

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 17, 2015 at 08:00

Income drawdown may seem a risky option in retirement, but you're unlikely to run out of money if you use annuity payments as a guide.

Property tumbles and oil plunges as US rate hike looms

by Daniel Grote on Nov 13, 2015 at 11:19

Our exclusive Accumulator data table shows the damage to property and stock markets from the threat of a US rate rise and a plunging oil price.

Nigel Thomas: take cheer from China's problems

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 13, 2015 at 08:30

Don't fret about China too much, says AXA fund manager Nigel Thomas. Many companies benefit from the commodities slump its slowdown has caused.

Why millennials need pensions to be their flexible friend

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 11, 2015 at 13:50

Flexible access and shock marketing are needed to encourage millennials to save for the long-term.

UK company profits soar, but there's a miner glitch

by Daniel Grote on Nov 11, 2015 at 13:26

Research by The Share Centre shows that profits for many UK companies are surging, but the mining rout weighs on headline figures.

Brazier bags more Merlin as Alton Towers crash lingers

by Jonathan Yarker on Nov 10, 2015 at 13:01

Alton Towers is cutting 190 jobs after downturn in vistor numbers following rollercoaster crash. But Simon Brazier has been buying more shares in owner Merlin Entertainments.

Why the first 12 months of retirement are crucial

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 10, 2015 at 12:00

Investment losses suffered early in retirement can have a critical impact on how long your pension will last.

Emerging markets rally dashed by US rate rise fears

by Daniel Grote on Nov 06, 2015 at 16:54

Our Accumulator table shows beaten-up emerging markets had been enjoying a recovery this week. But then the US jobs figures landed.

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