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UK house prices remain flat

Much of the UK housing market remains relatively flat and listless with some exceptions – notably in the Midlands and Wales – according to latest property price indices.

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Inflation down to 2.4 per cent - will the fall continue?

Consumers will feel some relief as inflation continues to fall back from a peak of 3.1 per cent, but the trend may not go on for long.

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The world’s 10 biggest dividend payers

Global dividend payments reached a record high in the first quarter of 2018 , but which individual shares paid the most?

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UK investors turn sour on property as investment

Over half of UK investors no longer consider property to be as good an investment as it once was.

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Can the FTSE 100 reach 8000? The bull and bear points

Will the FTSE 100 continue its fine form? We outline the bull and bear cases.

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Weak dollar leads to new record in global dividend payments

A weak dollar pushed up dividend payments. For some regions, this masked much weaker underlying growth. Tom Bailey reports.

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May 2018: What are the best savings account rates?

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we round-up the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2018.

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Share buybacks are soaring - is this a sign of market turmoil ahead?

Share buybacks in the US are on track to hit a record high in 2018, if first quarter share purchases are anything to go by.

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Dividend Danger Zone: Are bond proxies yielding 5 per cent plus a buy or value trap?

Bond proxy stocks, those that on the surface offer a safe and predicable income, have thrived under the decade-long loose monetary policy environment.

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Is a recession coming and should investors care?

Investors aren’t expecting a recession anytime soon, according to a recent survey. Are they correct or complacent?

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Carillion's collapse: 'a story of recklessness, hubris and greed'

A damning report by MPs has condemned not only the directors of Carillion, but also key regulators and the company’s auditors, who did little to prevent the collapse of the company in January.

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