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The best way to invest in Asian smaller companies

Investors can capture rewards by investing in Asia’s smaller companies. But focusing on company growth is not enough for equity investors in this space to make the best returns.

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How to find the most reliable dividend stocks

The FTSE 100 lists 26 so-called 'dividend kings'. However, assessing the income-paying credentials of UK and overseas-listed stocks requires considerable care.

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The three risks investors need to keep an eye on

What are the three main areas of concern for investors as we head into the third quarter of the year?

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Investing in a country-specific fund – the risks and rewards

Tom Bailey considers what investors need to look out for in emerging and frontier market funds that invest in one country – and how to ride out the expected volatility.

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Scratch beneath the surface of China’s recent sell-off

The trade war is too easy an explanation for the recent falls in China’s stock market and currency. Jaisal Pastakia takes a closer look. 

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Markets sanguine so far as Trump’s trade war begins

The world’s largest economies have made their threats a reality and have today imposed tariffs on each other’s goods, but mar

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The dangers of too much portfolio diversification

Investors risk over-diversifying portfolios in the belief they are reducing volatility, only to end up impacting returns.

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

Rolls Royce leads the FTSE’s biggest movers in a less buoyant month for the blue-chip index.

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FTSE 350 companies’ dividend cover doubles over 12 months

The UK’s 350 largest listed companies have doubled their dividend cover since last year as profits have risen.

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