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Three years on from Brexit vote: the best-performing funds

One of the best places for investors to have been over the past three years was UK funds that buy small-sized British businesses. 

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Over half of Help to Buy users could have bought a home without help

National Audit Office report has revealed that more than half the people using the government's Help to Buy initiative would have been able to purchase a home without the scheme's help.

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British pensioners to run out of money 10 years too early

The World Economic Forum report warned that the so-called retirement savings gap is on the rise across the world.

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Biggest provider of workplace pensions to stop investing in tobacco

Millions who hold money in NEST pensions will no longer have their cash invested in the tobacco industry.

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Woodford makes new plea for investors to stick with him

In an email to financial advisers, Woodford accepted some responsibility for the fund's poor performance.

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Dementia sufferers among most vulnerable to financial abuse

Overall, around 130,000 people in the UK over the age of 65 have reported financial abuse over the past 12 months.

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Don’t call it a comeback: ‘dog’ funds have shone since start of 2019

Some of the worst-performing funds of 2018 have shone since the start of the year, new research has found.

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Top 10 most popular investment trusts – May 2019

Woodford Patient Capital went up the rankings, while Scottish Mortgage, Smithson and City of London all held the same spots as the previous month.

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Woodford should waive fee, says James Anderson

Following the suspension of Woodford Equity Income, Anderson also argues access to unlisted companies is vital for investors.

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BBC to scrap free TV licences for over-75s

The BBC has announced plans to make most over-75s pay the TV licence fee.

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Top 10 most popular funds: May 2019

There’s a new entry to our top 10 league table of the most popular funds.

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FCA mulls new rules for funds holding illiquid investments

New rules could be introduced for open-ended funds that hold illiquid investments, according to the head of the Financial Conduct Authority.

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