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Oil price posts biggest ever spike

Attack against Saudi Arabia results in the biggest sudden disruption of global oil supply ever.

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Bargain Hunter: Strong performer since launch, but on a double-digit discount

This investment trust is approaching its third birthday and has been a strong performer, but is sitting on a 12% discount.

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This error could shave £10,000 off the value of your pension

Britons could lose thousands of pounds by neglecting to inform their pension provider of their anticipated retirement age.

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‘Never-ending Brexit saga’ weighs heavy on house prices with more falls expected

Buyers remain cautious ahead of the October deadline, experts warn.

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Low fees not the most important factor for pension savers, new report argues  

The most important factor identified by the PPI report was the contribution levels of members.

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Merian to move unlisted shares in funds to investment trust

The move comes amid growing fears over open-ended funds holding illiquid assets, following the suspension of Woodford Equity Income.

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These 20 ‘dividend kings’ have easily beaten inflation over the past decade

We reveal the FSTE 350 companies that have delivered inflation-beating dividend increases over the past 10 years.

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Pay growth hits 4% for first time since 2008

UK workers are receiving pay rises of 4% on average - the highest level since June 2008.

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Think-tank calls for investors to pay more tax

The think-tank estimates the government will see a tax windfall of £120 billion if its proposed changes are adopted.

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The key reason why the gold price is shining and investors are buying

Various fund managers are bullish on the outlook for gold, we explain why.

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New guide categorises ethical funds and how they invest

A new guide to ethical funds helps readers identify funds’ ethical approaches and principles.

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Why Aim shares have become more dividend-friendly

Overall, since 2012 Aim dividends have tripled versus 45% growth in main-market dividends. We explain why.

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