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Two fund managers fined for manipulating IPO prices

Hargreave Hale was ordered to pay £306,300 and River and Mercantile Asset Management (RAMAM) £108,600 by the UK’s financial watchdog.

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Are family gangs behind pension scams?

The Pensions Regulator has shed some light on the criminals at the centre of multimillion-pound pension scams - so-called 'fraudster families'.

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More than half of Britons expect to work past 65

Majority of adults think that they will need to work beyond state retirement age because they have insufficient pension funds

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UK house prices: affordability improving at fastest rate in eight years

However, house price growth remains weak, analysis reveals.

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February 2019: what are the best savings account rates?

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we examine the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2019.

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Just 10% of global shares cut their dividends in 2018

It was a tricky year for investors to make money, but dividend increases across the board softened the blow.

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How tax has risen sharply for high earners over the past decade

Exclusive research for Money Observer has found how those earning more than £150,000 a year now pay considerably more tax compared with a decade ago.

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Seven high-yielding shares where dividends look vulnerable 

Dividend Danger Zone: the shares that look like they may struggle based on a number of valuation metrics. 

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UK house price growth slumps to five-year low

Annual house price growth has slowed to its lowest level since 2013.

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Asset managers call for weapons manufacturers to be removed from market indices

Ethical considerations aside, the call to exclude weapons companies reflects an issue ESG investing has caused both active and passive investing.

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Seven years in jail for reckless bosses who mismanage pensions

Company bosses who recklessly mismanage pension funds could face up to seven years in prison under plans being set out by work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd.

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