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Diversifying Isa returns in times of uncertainty

Different asset classes react differently in changing economic or market conditions, writes Katy Thorneycroft.

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Fee scrutiny key as market cycle turns

If the market cycle comes off its long-term high, advisers will have an increasingly important role to play in unpicking opaque fee structures, writes Dan Brocklebank.

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As tax year end looms, should you prioritise pensions or Isas?

Jason Hollands debates the merits of each in the countdown to the 5 April deadline.

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What the tech revolution teaches us about investing

The rise in tech-related firms over the past two decades exemplifies the type of long-term growth megatrend that investors should focus on identifying.

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It’s not a trade war, it’s a tech war – has one side already won?

Financial news has been dominated by the trade dispute between the US and China. But is it really about steel, Jack Daniels and soybeans?

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Don’t opt for a ‘no deal’ on your 2018-19 Isa allowance

Avoid investor inertia when it comes to securing valuable tax allowances, says Jason Hollands.

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UK firms well placed to weather Brexit storm

Economic progress combined with negative sentiment means the UK is a land of opportunity for investors, says Alex Neilson.

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Six ways to take stock of your Isa

As the tax year-end looms, Laura Suter considers six ways to make the most of your Isa pot.

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Emerging markets are in a sweet spot

Investors remain lightly invested in emerging equities, despite a rally that leaves them up almost 10% year to date, writes Luca Paolini.

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