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Sustainable stocks set to thrive in Europe’s economic renaissance

After years of austerity, economic growth is buoyant across the Continent and wages remain significantly suppressed.

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Sector Watch: Investors are piling into tech shares and funds

Investors are piling in at a time when the US tech index – the Nasdaq – has hit its highest ever level. Apple’s share price has also climbed to a new peak.

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‘Disruption’ fever is masking opportunities in incumbent shares

While the market gets excited about tech forms spearheading 'disruption,' shares in older firms are looking like good value. 

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Which FTSE 100 shares did the best and worst in May 2018?

Similar to last month, defensive shares were out of favour among FTSE 100 investors. 

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Is your China exposure optimised?

China is the world’s second-largest economy and growing rapidly, yet many investors have relatively little exposure.

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Harry Nimmo gives his rules for stock-picking success

Small-cap investor Harry Nimmo lifts the lid on his investment philosophy, revealing his six-step process to finding ‘tomorrow’s giants.'

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Dogs of the Footsie: Positive first steps for our high-yield shares

The Dogs achieved total returns averaging 3.2 per cent between February and May – beating the FTSE 100.

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Stock markets historically have seen steep declines in June

In the 48 years since 1970 the market has seen positive returns in June 21 times, with an average month return of -1 per cent.

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What do you do when markets fall?

When the market has a fall, and it will, it's usually better to do nothing at all

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