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Two risks that may swing markets more than Brexit

The fixation on Brexit means that it is not the biggest threat to markets that investors need to worry most about. 

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Hard Brexit could impact more than markets for fund investors

Danielle Levy considers what UK investors need to think about ahead of the March exit day.

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Will FTSE reshuffle give Neil Woodford a boost?

Lee Wild, head of equity strategy at interactive investor, gives a rundown of the promotion and relegation candidates ahead of the FTSE reshuffle next month.

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Investors are backing gold to shine in 2019; but expect further falls for UK shares

On the whole investors are adopting a cautious stance, according to findings from two separate surveys.

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Savers with less than £500K reluctant to take financial advice

Research has found the advice tipping point is just under £500,000 for men and slightly higher for women.

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Probate fee hike slammed as an 'abuse of power'

Although the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has stated that estates will never pay more than 0.5% of their estate, the new charges will see costs soar for those with larger estates.

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Money Observer December issue: on sale now

The December 2018 issue of Money Observer is now on sale: heres a sneak preview. 

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Simplify inheritance tax process for bereaved families, says OTS

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has called on HMRC to reduce or remove the requirement to submit inheritance tax forms for smaller or si

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Black Friday: three investment trust bargains not to be missed

Ahead of Black Friday (on 23 November), we pick out three investment trusts that can be snapped up on the cheap.

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Controversial call for state pension to be means-tested

Will means-testing the state pension make the system fairer and more affordable?

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US stock market hands back 2018 gains

The story behind the sell-off will be familiar to anyone who’s followed the market’s previous sharp sell-offs this year.

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UK house prices drop by £5,000, with former hotspots in the South suffering

In November, UK house prices fell by more than £5,000, with sharp falls in the South as sellers lowered their asking price aspirations, according to Rightmove.

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