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Which was the best investment tip of the 2018 crop?

It’s been a challenging year to turn a decent profit. Holly Black casts an eye over our most and least successful tips from the January 2018 Wealth Creation Guide.

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Dividend Danger Zone: our screen claims second victim

Dividend Danger Zone, our dividend watch series, has claimed its second victim since it kicked off at the start of the year. 

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Wage growth hits highest level in a decade with record numbers in work

UK wages are rising at their fastest level for nearly a decade and record numbers of people have a job, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show.

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How fund investors reacted during ‘Red October’

During October’s market turmoil, fund investors dumped bonds and tried to buy the dip’

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Top 10 most popular funds – November 2018

Our list of 10 most popular funds continues to be dominated by ‘star’ fund managers and tracker funds.

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State pension age rise could cost people up to £8,000

The state pension age rose yesterday for millions of people, potentially costing them thousands of pounds.

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Global markets whipsaw as investors suffer ‘acrophobia’

In another wild week for markets, global indices darted around on the back of contradictory news.

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The best and worst FTSE 100 performers in 2018

With UK markets in turmoil, we round up and explain some of the best and worst performers of the year on the FTSE 100. 

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Most popular investment trusts – November 2018

After the tech sell-off, investors have rushed towards global tech trusts now trading on bigger than usual discounts. 

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10 outrageous investment predictions for 2019

Saxo Bank speculates that the EU may opt for a debt jubilee, while a Corybn-led Labour government could send the pound to parity against the US dollar. 

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UK house prices rose marginally in November, but uncertainty means market is sluggish

House price growth picked up last month, but the market remains subdued as an uncertain economy and the squeeze on household budgets continue to dampen demand.

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Ambitious for a home of your own? Property-owning parents are key

Young people whose parents own their own property are far more likely to be homeowners themselves, figures from the Resolution Foundation think tank reveal.

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