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

Strong dividend growth, combined with recent market volatility, brought the expected FTSE 100 yield for 2018 to 4.3%. 

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Fund managers increasingly pessimistic about the global economy

Driving the bearishness over the global economy was primarily the ongoing trade war between the US and China.

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Triple lock kicks in for inflation-busting rise in 2019 state pension

Inflation in September fell to 2.4%, activating the triple lock to boost state pension by 2.6% in April.

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Terry Smith’s Smithson pips Woodford to become biggest ever UK trust launch

Smithson will break investment trust launch records when it makes its stock market debut on 19 October.

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Savers missing out on £20 billion of lost pensions: how to find yours

A staggering £20 billion of pensions pots is being left unclaimed. We run through how savers can track down lost workplace or personal pensions.

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FCA calls for financial ombudsman compensation limit to double

Under the current limits, argues the FCA, a number of ‘high-value’ complainants are not being awarded appropriate levels of compensation.

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House prices see smallest ‘autumn bounce’ in eight years as buy-to-let market weakens

Rightmove figures reveal the average asking price for a property in the UK rose by 1 per cent this month, the smallest rate of increase for September since 2010.<

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Where next for financial markets? The bull and bear points

After last week's sell-off, here are three reasons to be bullish and three to be bearish.

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The FTSE 100 shares that shone during the market turmoil

Some companies were able to buck the trend and saw their share prices increase during the turmoil.

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Tech-heavy funds and investment trusts the biggest losers in sell-off

We crunch the numbers to reveal the funds and investment trusts that have suffered the most during the big October sell-off. 

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Will investors bite on new ‘Burrito Bond’ offering 8% interest?

Chilango’s has rolled out a second edition Burrito Bond

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Budget 2018: state pension triple lock to stay, but pension tax relief still up in the air

The government guarantees state pension triple lock will remain at least 'for the rest of this Parliament’, but no commitment on pension tax relief.

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