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FTSE 100 could be in for its biggest shake-up since 2009 as latest index shuffle looms

Despite their latest sharp rallies, easyJet and Carnival are still very likely to lose their FTSE 100 status in the latest quarterly reshuffle,...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 13:43

M&G property fund remains suspended as property market stalls

With lockdown life continuing in the UK and the property market having all but ground to a halt, investors won’t be surprised that all physical...

Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:01

New to investing? Here are some tips get you started

For beginners, the world of investing can be a daunting place – from deciding which funds to pick to simply deciphering the jargon.


Thu, 21/05/2020 - 16:29

Cut to the Lifetime ISA withdrawal charge – everything you need to know

As part of its emergency response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has reduced the Lifetime ISA (LISA) early withdrawal charge from 25% to 20%....

Thu, 21/05/2020 - 16:23

Dividend cuts by UK companies this year exceed £30 billion

Dividend cuts and deferrals have now topped £30bn leaving income investors with a large hole in their portfolios. While some investors might be hoping the...

Wed, 20/05/2020 - 16:34

Inflation plummets as impacts of lockdown kick in

April saw a dramatic fall in inflation, down to 0.8% from the 1.5% in March. This marks the lowest rate for CPI inflation since August...

Wed, 20/05/2020 - 10:06

Three steps to prepare your portfolio for market falls

A survey of AJ Bell Youinvest customers has shown that, despite a rebound in markets since March, investors still have a very gloomy outlook for...

Tue, 19/05/2020 - 16:20

AJ Bell funds – update to underlying holdings

One of our most important tasks, when managing the AJ Bell funds, is staying on top of the marketplace. We're always looking for investments that...

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 09:37

5 tips to boost your ISA savings

Laura Suter, Personal Finance Analyst at AJ Bell, looks at 5 quick steps to make the most of your ISA pot.

1. Work out what...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 10:16

Land Securities shares crumble as rents and asset values slide

Land Securities’ shares are on the slide after its results and it is hard to work out what is upsetting investors more – the...

Tue, 12/05/2020 - 16:44

50 days of lockdown – how have investors fared?

We’re now 50 days into lockdown in the UK, and although for many of us it will feel like day 500, there has been some...

Tue, 12/05/2020 - 16:17

1.7 million younger savers vulnerable to ‘early access’ pension scams during Coronavirus crisis

The UK National Cyber Security Centre have warned Coronavirus is the “top lure” currently being used by online criminals. One in 8 (16%) of people...

Tue, 12/05/2020 - 13:49

BT shares back to 1984 levels as £3.3 billion in dividends blown away

A third dividend cut in its history means that BT is finally finding the combination of hefty debts, big pension deficit, tight regulation and...

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 13:56

Five things you should consider when accessing your pension during Covid-19

Over 1 million people have enrolled into the Government’s furlough scheme, while millions more are facing either unemployment, pay cuts or severe job insecurity. 1...

Mon, 04/05/2020 - 16:20

RBS rounds off a rotten week for the Big Five banks

One of the very few things that RBS’ first-quarter results have going for them is that it was the last bank of the Big...

Fri, 01/05/2020 - 12:11