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Banks cut cash rewards and switching sweeteners

Halifax cuts monthly cash reward payment, while other big brands have revised switching deals over the past six months.

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Top 10 most popular funds – September 2018

There’s a new entry into our list of the top 10 most popular funds for September.

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Call for pension freedoms to be extended for 5 million retirees

Plans to allow pre-2015 annuity holders to sell their retirement income for a cash lump sum were scrapped two years ago.

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London house prices fall for fifth quarter in a row

Activity and prices in the capital 'remain challenging', while UK houses prices continued to rise at a steady pace in September, according to Nationwide.

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Which FTSE 100 shares did the best and worst in September 2018?

In a reversal of last month, mining and energy companies saw some of the strongest performances in September.

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Royal Mail profit warning spooks investors

Royal Mail’s share price is in the doldrums – we explain why.  

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Active funds have underperformed passive in all but two sectors

Passive funds have generally beaten active funds over the past decade, even in 'less researched' emerging markets. 

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Emerging market funds saw a wide divergence in performance in September

Emerging market funds were at both the top and bottom of performance tables last month.

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Star fund manager to retire: here are three fund alternatives

Here are some fund alternatives for investors looking to move their money elsewhere.

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Markets in October tend to be strong, if rather volatile

Despite the memory of Black Monday, the autumn month should be regarded as a good one for shares.

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Goldman Sachs’s Marcus account offers 1.5% interest on savings

Global banking player introduces a new online bank for UK savers.

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Mark Mobius fails to raise target amount for new investment trust

The veteran manager raised just £100 million of the £200 milli

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