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Editor's Comment: Password pain will one day be a thing of the past

Passwords have outlived their security effectiveness and are no longer a user-friendly solution.

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Inside Money: Don’t get left in the lurch in emerging market crisis

Weak currencies, a rising dollar and a splurge on cheap debt are some of the headwinds facing emerging markets.

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Pension Clinic: The importance of a pension MOT

Leave your pension planning too late, and you risk damaging your retirement prospects. Here's what to do. 

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Contrarian Investor: Three trusts for value in an overvalued world

Few pockets of value remain for contrarians to exploit. David Liddell suggests three trusts that should prove resilient.

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Five tips to help you put a retirement plan together

The value of well-thought-out planning from early on should not be underestimated.

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Marina’s Monetary Musings: How to become an ‘effective altruist’

Large charities embroiled in scandals have brought charitable giving into disrepute, from Oxfam staff who sexually exploited victims of the Haiti earthquake, to harassment at Save the Children.

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Bargain Hunter: Buying opportunity on an 8% discount

We’ve found a highly regarded trust that has moved from a small premium to an 8 per cent discount since the start of 2018.

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Egypt’s economic potential - Oasis or mirage?

Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes Investment Management, explains why Egypt is becoming attractive to investors.

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‘How I have been taking advantage of market volatility’

Rosemary Banyard explains how her freedom and flexibility at her trust inspires her to make the most of market volatility.

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Why Investors can’t afford to miss India’s juggernaut economy

While comparisons with China make India look sluggish, reforms should boost its stock market.

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View From The Top: Preparing for a stock market storm

Reminding ourselves of just how unusual the current absence of volatility in equity markets is can help us prepare for the inevitable instability.

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UK economy growth forecast slashed, making rate rise less likely in August

Uncertainty over Brexit has led to scaled back business investment, while wage growth is still weak. 

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The biggest fear for stock markets heats up

Investors' are unlikely to welcome the news that Trump is ramping up the trade war, pursuing more tariffs on Chinese goods. 

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Egypt’s economic potential - Oasis or mirage?

Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes Investment Management, explains why Egypt is becoming attractive to investors.

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Fund firms and wealth managers draw up plans to relocate after Brexit 

Analysis of public statements has found that four in 10 wealth and asset managers have drawn up Brexit contingency plans.

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