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Why you should resist dipping into your pension pot following sharp market falls

With many facing unemployment or reduced income, there may be a temptation to dip into your pension pot, but that may not be a good idea.

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Win £1,000: share your views in the Great British Retirement Survey 2020

Interactive Investor would love to hear your views! Take part and you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 in cash, or one of five £100 shopping vouchers.

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City watchdog delays changes to final salary pension transfer rules

One expert described the delay in banning financial advisers from getting paid only when a client moves a final salary pension pot as

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Investment trusts tell shareholders to not attend AGMs in light of coronavirus

Being legally required to hold an AGM, however, many are instead asking members to either vote by proxy or join via video conference call.

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Tax trick: how you can claim back ‘overpaid’ inheritance tax following market falls 

Shares inherited before the recent market crash will have incurred a tax bill reflecting prices before the crash.

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‘Next generation’ investment trust dividend heroes revealed

Find out which 25 investment trusts make the list of the next generation of dividend heroes, having increased their dividends each year for 10 to 20 years.

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The funds, investment trusts and shares investors have been snapping up to ‘buy the dip’

Investors have been buying oil companies, banks and index trackers. 

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FTSE 100 sees second best day on record. The bottom or a false start rally?

Bear markets usually see multiple false start rallies before the bottom is actually reached.

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HMRC notes ‘exceptional circumstances’ to help UK non-residents stuck in Britain

Reassurance from the government for UK non-residents obliged to stay longer than expected in the UK and worried about their tax status.

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The US Federal Reserve’s unprecedented policies fail to boost market confidence

While the Federal Reserve’s commitment to open-ended quantitative easing removes some uncertainty facing investors, two key concerns remain.

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Rosemary Banyard joins Downing; new UK equity fund launched

Former Schroder UK Mid Cap trust and Sanford DeLand fund manager joins Downing Fund Managers.

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Two solutions proposed to solve open-ended fund liquidity problems

The FCA’s proposals indicate that more drastic measures, such as barring open-ended funds from holding illiquid assets, will not be introduced. 

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