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August has historically been a poor month for stock markets

Even when the market does rise in August, the returns are small

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Bank of England set to raise rates

Markets are pricing in 85% likelihood of a rate hike on Thursday; what are the implications?

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IHT receipts reach record £5.2 million

Industry calls for overhaul as average inheritance tax bill hits £179,000.

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Fidelity funds’ performance will determine charges under new fee structure

Variable charge will mean fees are cut if manager underperforms.

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UK dividends reach record high

Shareholder payouts keep growing and are on track for a record year.

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The real cost of moving abroad

Those dreaming of relocating to sunnier climes need to weigh up all of the costs.

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Sharp rise in taxpayer challenges to HMRC

The Inland Revenue faces a 36 per cent increase in judicial reviews over unfair tax demands.

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Treasury Committee: dump pension triple lock and Lifetime Isas

State pension should rise in line with earnings, while Lifetime Isas too complex, says an influential cross-party parliamentary committee of MPs.

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Currency conundrum: what’s the outlook for the pound?

Holidaymakers are likely despairing at the weakness of sterling against other currencies as they jet off for the summer, b

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Four Asia shares for income investors

Since 2009, dividend payouts from Asian companies have grown by 162 per cent – the highest level of growth of any region over the same period.

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FCA proposes new minimum 'basic savings rate'

A ‘basic savings rate’ would ensure savers can rely on banks and building societies to pay them a fair rate of interest without continually switching accounts.

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