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AJ Bell Favourite funds list – Artemis Corporate Bond fund added

What is the AJ Bell Favourite funds list?

The AJ Bell Favourite funds list is designed to lighten your research load. There are thousands of...

Thu, 13/08/2020 - 10:55


UK falls into deepest ever recession

News that the UK has officially fallen into recession doesn’t come as a surprise, but the scale of the retraction in the economy means it’s...

Wed, 12/08/2020 - 09:31


Derwent London’s dividend provides another capital return

Another dividend hike, which adds to a formidable run of increases that runs back well over 20 years, suggests that Derwent London has every...

Tue, 11/08/2020 - 11:53


Bargain hunting investors still avoiding UK equity funds

Investors returned to markets in force in the second quarter of the year, on the hunt for bargains following market falls earlier this year, according...

Fri, 07/08/2020 - 13:14


AJ Bell funds – announcing our first ‘Assessment of Value’ report

In recent years, the FCA have launched a number of initiatives to make investments more transparent and easier for customers to compare.

One such...

Thu, 06/08/2020 - 14:54


We've added new ethical funds to the AJ Bell Favourite funds list

What is the AJ Bell Favourite funds list?

The AJ Bell Favourite funds list is designed to lighten your research load. There are thousands of...

Fri, 31/07/2020 - 11:07


Investment bank can’t help Barclays beat the bad-loan blues

Who on earth would want to be a bank in the current environment? Banks are the fourth-worst performing sector in the FTSE All-Share this year...

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 15:29


Gold could shine brighter still as precious metal reaches new record high

Gold’s potential as an investment arouses strong emotions. Some investors love it as a potential hedge against inflation, some against deflation and some against unforeseeable...

Mon, 27/07/2020 - 15:30


Five tips for first-time investors spooked by the market crash

More than a quarter of young people have been spooked by this year’s market falls and put off investing altogether, our research shows*. The market...

Fri, 24/07/2020 - 15:12


AJ Bell funds – update to property holding

Here at AJ Bell Investments, we want our range of AJ Bell funds to offer a multi-asset approach to investing. That’s why we have...

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 11:24


AJ Bell Favourite funds update – new ETFs added

On 28 April 2000, the first ETF – which tracked the FTSE 100 – listed on the London Stock Exchange. Unlike an active fund, which...

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 11:20


Tax take rises as nation weans itself off lockdown and Government support

In the past three months the Government has borrowed more than double its entire borrowing for last year, with June marking the third highest month...

Tue, 21/07/2020 - 18:21


FCA to be given power to regulate cryptocurrencies

After a surge in cryptocurrency buying in the past year, the Government has decided to take action and proposed that the FCA be given powers...

Mon, 20/07/2020 - 17:21


How to avoid a 90% annual allowance cut if you need to access your pension

Even before Covid-19 hit, the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) felt like an unfair punishment for savers whose only crime was accessing taxable income from...

Mon, 20/07/2020 - 17:02


First uptick in inflation since lockdown

Inflation edged upwards slightly in June – the first increase this year – with CPI rising from 0.5% to 0.6% as lockdown eased and the...

Wed, 15/07/2020 - 11:35


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