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‘No quick fix’ for Woodford Patient Capital, analysts warn

While markets have welcomed the appointment of a new manager, getting the trust back on track will be no easy task. 

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Nine pension rules: true or false?

Some pension rules can have a significant impact on retirement but many people might be in the dark on vital information.

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Woodford Patient Capital shares soar as new manager appointed

The board of Woodford Patient Capital has appointed a new manager, a move that has led its share price to soar in early trading.

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16 investment trusts with 30-year-plus records of growing dividends: how big are their ‘rainy day’ funds?

We name the investment trusts with the longest dividend track records and reveal how much is in the dividend reserve kitty. 

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Vanguard cuts fees on dozens of passive funds

The cut is part of an ongoing race among index fund and ETF providers to offer investors the lowest fees possible. 

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New experiment shows investors prepared to sacrifice returns to invest in sustainable funds

Participants were asked to chose which of each pair of funds they would rather invest their own money in.

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Fund manager Sanditon to wind up, with two funds moving to Crux

Two of the company’s funds will be transferred to be managed by Crux Asset Management.

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Brexit bargain? One in four FTSE 100 shares yielding over 6%

The blue-chip stock index is on track to provide investors with a healthy 4.8% yield in 2019.

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10 high-yielding shares in the FTSE 100: how safe are their dividends?

We update the numbers to show the 10 highest-yielding shares in the FTSE 100 at the end of the third quarter. 

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Britons underestimating their life expectancy face retirement poverty

Britons living five years longer than they expected could end up with an £80,000 shortfall in retirement.

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Auto-enrolment pension contributions need to exceed 8%, says minister

Guy Opperman wants the minimum sum that employees pay into their workplace pension to rise.

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Woodford’s company to close down; FSCS not looking into compensation claims

Neil Woodford has stepped down as manager of Patient Capital trust and announced that Woodford Investment Management will be closing its doors.<

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