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Amazon versus Alibaba: battle of the business models

Alibaba is often heralded as the Amazon of China, and in terms of online retail dominance, it is. The business models of the two businesses are however very different.

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Six FTSE 100 shares to add to your stocks and shares Isa in 2018

As we approach the end of another tax year, investors are starting to question where they should put their money in order to utilise the tax benefits of their Isa.

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Chilling winds of change: what happens when the low interest rate era ends?

The US market has continued to recover, reaching roughly where markets were at the beginning of December 2017.

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Some 'inflation protection' investments do nothing of the sort

Many clients ask us how we’re positioning our portfolios in an environment of rising inflation and, in particular, what we think about index-linked gilts or US Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) in this context.

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China holds the key to equity market success in 2018

At Ardevora, we look for information which can help us understand the behaviour of three groups of people: company managers, financial analysts and investors.

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Setting long term savings goals critical as uncertainty grows

2018 looks set to provide a tough economic challenge as we manage our finances.

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How to profit from a return to volatility

An explosive start to 2018 has punctured a period of unprecedented market calm.

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China, not India, will dominate future Asian growth

While India may be the ‘new China’ for some investors, given it is where China was in terms of growth at the start of the new millennium, China is to remain the largest Asian growth engine over the next 20 years, and should con

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Micro-caps: small, beautiful… and misunderstood?

Micro-caps are often underestimated and misunderstood.  Some define all micro-cap stocks as being risky or too volatile to warrant consideration, even within a balanced portfolio.

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