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It is difficult to resist getting excited about China

Today is Chinese Lunar New Year falls (16 February) and in accordance with the Chinese zodiac it will mark the start of the Year of the Dog.  As with so

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How to play the pound's rebound

Sterling has been a major theme in UK equities since its substantial collapse on the back of the UK Referendum on EU membership.

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ETFs: The unexplored vehicle for income

When searching for investments to provide income, exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be the solution many have overlooked.

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A united Korea: the investment perspective

The 2018 Winter Olympics could witness the first steps towards the reunification of the Korean peninsula. What does this mean for investors? Jupiter’s Ben Surtees gives his take.

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UK market is entering a new phase: here’s now to profit


Get ready for a shift in Brexit winners and losers, says Stephen Message, manager of the L&G UK Equity Income fund.  

The UK equity market has recently danced to a beat set by two types of stock:

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Why investors will keep under-estimating the impact of AI

When one looks at the rise of some of the world’s biggest companies, it is all too easy to assume success was pre-ordained and that the signs were clear for all to see.

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Market lessons from Icarus: don’t fly too close to the sun

Icarus, the Greek mythological character who attempted to fly off the coast of Crete with a set of wings constructed by feathers bound together by wax, was warned by his father to be aware of two major risks: the sea, as gettin

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Oil spike possible in 2018 as global risks intensify

At the beginning of 2017, we predicted strengthening fundamentals would drive the oil price to near $60 bbl by the end of the year. While our expectations were met, the market proved reluctant to react.

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What to do now volatility has returned?

The cause of the sell-off is a growing concern that the Federal Reserve might be behind the curve and need to raise interest rates faster than they have indicated.

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