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Top 10 most popular investment trusts – September 2019

Scottish Mortgage has once again topped the list of the most bought investment trusts.

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70% of investors have never switched platforms, despite chance to cut costs

Research reveals platforms are failing to help their customers understand what they are paying for.

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Brexit leaves housing market at a standstill

Warning that prices could fall as much as 5% in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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FCA sets out proposals for funds managing illiquid assets

The FCA also says it will be looking into the inherent problem of having large institutional investors in the same fund as retail investors.

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Woodford could be replaced as manager after Patient Capital trust results show steep losses

In its latest results, the trust reconfirmed that the board is exploring the possibility of replacing Neil Woodford.

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Pensioners on course for state pension increase well ahead of inflation

An inflation-busting 4% state pension uplift is forecast for April 2020 under the ‘triple lock’ system.

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With the dramatic rise in bank transfer scams, here's how to stay safe

Victims of push payment fraud lost £207.5 million in the first six months of the year. 

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Woodford fund forced to reduce value of holdings

The net asset value of the trust has been reduced by 3.1 pence per share.

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Trusts that should gain from a Brexit deal

Small-cap investment trusts may be the best way to gain exposure.

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FCA pension figures show retirees following high-risk strategies

Latest figures reveal unsustainable withdrawal rates and lack of guidance or advice prevail.

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Call for pension schemes to be ‘less cautious’

The importance of not simply selecting the default fund option in a workplace pension is a message that needs to be shouted far and wide.

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