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Supreme Court decision: what could it mean for investors?

According to one commentator sterling remains the market’s release

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In numbers: UK bank branch closures reach ‘alarming’ level

New figures show how the UK is moving towards a cashless society.

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Woodford apologises again, but refuses to change fee stance

In respect of management fees, of which Woodford has come under fire for continuing to charge investors while the fund is suspended, Woodford has refused to budge on his stance.

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Changes to EIS start to bite, despite inheritance tax receipts at record high

Tax relief on investments in small privately-owned companies fell by 22% in 2016/17, the latest figures show.

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First retail-focused investment trust launch of 2019 hits fundraising target

JPMorgan Global Core Real Assets is targeting net asset value total returns of 7% to 9% a year once fully invested.

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Boomerang kids forcing parents to raid pensions to support them

Millennials returning to the family home are costing their parents thousands of pounds a year.

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Record number of estates paying inheritance tax

With the IHT threshold not increasing in over a decade, a growing number of estates are getting caught in the net. 

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How currency moves impact your investment portfolio

DIY Investor Toolkit: There are sound reasons why investors should pay closer attention to currency fluctuations.

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Record number of over 65s taking money out their pension to pass on inheritance early  

Driving the growth in withdrawals is the emergence of the ‘Bank of Gran and Grandad’.  

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Hargreaves Lansdown to scrap controversial exit fee 

Before the fee removal, Hargreaves Lansdown charged a £30 fee to close an account.

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UK inflation falls to 1.7%

Inflation was 1.7% in August, which means British employees are enjoying the highest real-terms pay rises since July 2015.

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How to Corbyn-proof your investment portfolio

The prospect of a Corbyn government has long spooked investors, private and institutional alike.

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