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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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Stamp duty cuts won't solve housing crisis

Research from Key suggests that scrapping stamp duty for last-time buyers won't guarantee older homeowners downsize

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Will India’s stock market become less volatile?

An inflow of capital from domestic investors should help to temper global sentiment-driven volatility. 

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UK bank customers lose £500 million to fraudsters in six months

During the first half of 2018, fraudsters stole more than £500 million, figures from UK Finance reveal.

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Rise in equity release driven by product innovation

Older homeowners are tapping into their housing wealth, with the number of equity release products mushrooming in the past two years, a report has revealed.

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Labour calls for FTSE companies to give 10% of equity to staff

The shares, owned collectively by staff in an ‘Inclusive Ownership Fund’, will earn workers up to £500 per year in dividends. 

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US markets hit new record high

Despite repeated warnings of the coming end of the bull market, the US’ main indexes hit new record highs yesterday (20 September).

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Equifax fined by ICO for data breach of 15 million UK customers

Credit ratings agency has been fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it failed to protect the data of 15 million Britons during a 2017 cyber attack.

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Drive away with an Aston Martin, or buy 6,000 shares

Luxury carmaker to launch initial public offering (IPO) in October

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Interactive investor could scrap exit fees ahead of FCA ban

Fund supermarket moots end of exit fee as FCA proposes ban on unfair charges

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S&P 500 sector shake-up: how will tech stock giants react?

Investors brace themselves for S&P 500 reshuffle that will see Google, Facebook and Twitter moved from the tech sector to new 'communication services' sector.

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How will a no-deal Brexit shape personal finances?

From driving and mobile roaming, to financial services and property, we explore the impact of the UK leaving the EU with no deal.

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