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The 10 most popular investment funds – June 2018

Globally oriented funds continue to dominate the list of most-bought funds, driven by technology funds that invest in big US equity stock. 

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Savers underestimate the cost of a comfortable retirement

Schroders surveyed 22,000 people across the globe to understand how well they are preparing for retirement.

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Pension cold-calling ban delayed till autumn

A ban on pension cold calling has been delayed until autumn, the government has confirmed.

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Savings update: rates rising but investors should be wary

Discover the best rates on taxable easy-access accounts and Isas

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Women who pay 1% more a month close pension gender gap

Even with auto-enrolment, young women will still end up with a pot 11% smaller than male peers

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Investors being misled by ‘Key Information Documents’, says AIC

Risk indicators on official documents can vary deceptively between investment trusts and their sister funds, warns the AIC

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New study reveals female investors pick the best-performing shares

Women are better DIY stock-pickers, according to a new study based on the returns of 2,800 investors

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‘Wake-up’ retirement packs to be sent from age 50

Regulator calls for new measures to raise awareness of risks and charges involved in retirement planning.

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Ignoring market volatility could leave retirees without cash

Retirees could be jeopardising their pension income and run the risk of outliving their money

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Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income trust reappoints Invesco as manager

The spat between the board of Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income trust and Invesco Perpetual management has been resolved.

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MPs call for ‘social care tax’ for over 40s

Two select committees have called for a new tax on those aged over 40, which will help pay for long-term care.

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