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Fund managers see investors dumping big tech, betting on US dollar strengthening

Replacing big tech as the most crowded trade was “long US dollar,” meaning investors are betting on the dollar appreciating.

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Santander fined £32.8 million for failing to pass on inheritances to bereaved families

Grieving families were deprived of tens of millions of pounds left to them by their loved ones due to systemic failings at Santander bank, it has been revealed. 

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House prices expected to stall in 2019

There is unlikely to be any growth in UK prices next year owing to Brexit uncertainty and stretched affordability, according to the Royal Institution o

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Fears of ‘broken promise’ on auto-enrolment for self-employed after slow progress

Government proposals to improve self-employed workers’ engagement with pensions have been described as 'profoundly disappointing' by former pensions minister Steve Webb.

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The 10 best-performing funds of 2018

The key to outperforming the market in 2018 was to run a portfolio with a concentration of large high-growth US tech companies.

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Baillie Gifford cuts fees on four investment trusts

Baillie Gifford has passed on economies of scale to investors by lowering fees.

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Bulk of post-retirement income comes from state pension 

Despite the efforts of the current and previous governments to promote the adoption of private pensions, the state pension still makes up the bulk of post-retirement income.

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My worst ever investment: fund managers spill the beans

High-profile fund managers reveal their worst ever investment and reflect on the lessons they learned. 

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Housing market at weakest level in six years as Brexit looms

Brexit uncertainty has pushed the UK property market to its weakest level in more than six years as buyers and sellers sit tight in increasing numbers, according to surveyors.

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Why stock market falls have a silver lining for income seekers

In a year that saw stock markets around the world turn into a sea of red, the FTSE 100 was exceptional only in being more unpopular than most.

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Chart that tells a story: half of global stocks are in a bear market

Half of companies in the MSCI World Index are now in a bear market.

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Generation squeezed: the rise of young couples moving in with parents

Almost 2.5 million children have returned to live in their parents’ home with their partner, research reveals.

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