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Housing market at weakest level in six years as Brexit looms

Brexit uncertainty has pushed the UK property market to its weakest level in more than six years as buyers and sellers sit tight in increasing numbers, according to surveyors.

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Why stock market falls have a silver lining for income seekers

In a year that saw stock markets around the world turn into a sea of red, the FTSE 100 was exceptional only in being more unpopular than most.

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Chart that tells a story: half of global stocks are in a bear market

Half of companies in the MSCI World Index are now in a bear market.

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Generation squeezed: the rise of young couples moving in with parents

Almost 2.5 million children have returned to live in their parents’ home with their partner, research reveals.

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Which was the best investment tip of the 2018 crop?

It’s been a challenging year to turn a decent profit. Holly Black casts an eye over our most and least successful tips from the January 2018 Wealth Creation Guide.

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Dividend Danger Zone: our screen claims second victim

Dividend Danger Zone, our dividend watch series, has claimed its second victim since it kicked off at the start of the year. 

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Wage growth hits highest level in a decade with record numbers in work

UK wages are rising at their fastest level for nearly a decade and record numbers of people have a job, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show.

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December 2018: what are the best savings account rates?

Average rates are rising across the board for first time in seven years

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How fund investors reacted during ‘Red October’

During October’s market turmoil, fund investors dumped bonds and tried to buy the dip’

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Top 10 most popular funds – November 2018

Our list of 10 most popular funds continues to be dominated by ‘star’ fund managers and tracker funds.

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State pension age rise could cost people up to £8,000

The state pension age rose yesterday for millions of people, potentially costing them thousands of pounds.

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Global markets whipsaw as investors suffer ‘acrophobia’

In another wild week for markets, global indices darted around on the back of contradictory news.

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