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Dogs of the Footsie 2020: 10 shares yielding 7%-plus

We reveal this year's line-up in our Dogs of the Footsie investment strategy.

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Investor money into ESG funds on the rise and one passive fund is cleaning up

According to new data from Morningstar, most money going into ESG-focused funds is going into index trackers.

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Auto-enrolment hike has little impact on opt-outs

Report shows the percentage of savers actively choosing to stop saving was just 0.76% in the three months followi

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Data that shows the state pension is less under threat that previously thought

While good news in the short term, over the longer term the sustainability of the state pension is in doubt. 

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February 2020: what are the best savings account rates?

We share the best interest rates on Isas, bonds, and easy-access savings accounts.

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Coronavirus fears send stock markets tumbling

With a sharp rise in cases around the world, investors are starting to fear the potential of widespread economic damage. 

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Open-ended property funds are a ‘recipe for disaster’

Suspensions of open-ended property funds show the current fund structure is not fit for purpose.

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Why you should think twice about deferring the state pension

Research has called into question the merits of deferring the state pension. 

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Record UK dividend payments – there’s a sting in the tail 

The dividend tax allowance had previously sat at £5,000, until it was cut to £2,000 in 2017.

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Woodford woes not negatively impacting VCT fundraising

Investors have not been deterred from investing in VCTs, figures show.

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Four Merian Global Rated Funds placed under review

Rated Funds Merian Asia Pacific, Merian Global Equity, Merian North American Equity and Merian UK Smaller Companies Focus have been placed under review.

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Cash Isa rates set to disappoint savers amid warnings of weak 2020 Isa season

There is unlikely to be cash Isa season, experts have suggested as banks cut their interest rates.

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