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Call for further tax crackdown on buy-to-let landlords

Low stock, poor planning and buy-to-let investing are the biggest issues facing the h

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Pensions for the self-employed?

New figures reveal why auto-enrolment for the self-employed may not be that helpful after all.

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Chinese stocks approaching bear market territory

Escalating trade tensions have hit Chinese and Asian equities hard. But long-term investors shouldn’t give up quite yet.

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Pension transfers hit a new record

More and more people are making use of their pension freedoms but they’re facing greater risks too.

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Which are the most successful funds since Brexit vote?

The post-Brexit bounce plus an uptick in M&A activity helped make UK Smaller Companies the most profitable fund sector.

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Two years on from Brexit, three fund managers share their UK outlook

At a recent roundtable, three fund managers discussed prospects for the under-loved UK stock market.

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The 10 longest-serving investment trust managers

Having an investment manager who knows life before the current bull market is a likely benefit.

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Over 50s are not taking enough investment risk

Research has found there’s a mismatch between risk and reward when it comes to investing ahead of and during retirement.

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The biggest fear for stock markets heats up

Investors' are unlikely to welcome the news that Trump is ramping up the trade war, pursuing more tariffs on Chinese goods. 

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UK economy growth forecast slashed, making rate rise less likely in August

Uncertainty over Brexit has led to scaled back business investment, while wage growth is still weak. 

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Britain’s worst financial services firms revealed

Royal Bank of Scotland has been voted the least trusted financial services company in the UK, followed by Vanquis and the Co-operative Bank.

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