Brexit

Economist predicts pound could fall to $1

Sterling could reach parity with the US dollar before the year is out, according to one leading economist.

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House price annual growth slows to 8.4%

Annual house price growth slowed down to 8.4 per cent for the three months to June, compared with May's figure of 9.2 per cent, according to the Halifax House Price Index.

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Model Portfolio review: ins, out, leaders and laggards

Since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, stock markets have been volatile, plunging initially before climbing back up to pre-Brexit levels and beyond.

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Model Portfolio review: Brexit swings and roundabouts

The period since our last review of the Model Portfolios has been dominated by the European referendum and t

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Property funds will stay frozen for months

Access to over half the value of the £25 billion Investment Association property sector has been frozen, with Henderson, Columbia Threadneedle and Canada Life the latest firms to take measures to prevent investors from getting

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Corporation tax cut to soften Brexit blow for investors

Chancellor George Osborne has announced he is planning to slash corporation tax from 20 per cent to less than 15 per cent in an attempt to signal that the UK remains 'open for business' post-Brexit.

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Standard Life, Aviva and M&G suspend trading on property funds

Trading in the £4.5 billion M&G Property Portfolio and £1.8 billion Aviva Investors Property Trust has been suspended, joining Standard Life's £2.9 billion UK real estate fund which was suspended yesterday 'due to exceptional m

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Savings update: interest rate cut will be bad news for savers

Savers could face lower interest rates this summer. Last week Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, hinted that base rate could be cut from its current 0.5 per cent to 0.25 per cent in July or August.

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