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What would help the FTSE 100 get above 7,000 and keep going

At face value, it does seem odd that the FTSE 100 is trading above its pre-pandemic levels, even if the number of daily new covid-19...

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 17:02

From Pfizer to freedom – the vaccine effect on markets

It’s now six months since Pfizer announced the success of its vaccine trials, a moment which marked a hugely significant victory in the battle...

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 12:52

Best performing funds and investment trusts Q1

The first quarter of the year saw a resurgence of some areas of the market which have been badly beaten up by the pandemic, as...

Fri, 09/04/2021 - 13:57

Will 'peak pension freedoms season' return after pandemic-induced withdrawals slump in 2020

Until 2020, the beginning of a new tax year has traditionally been peak pension withdrawal season, with UK savers taking advantage of a fresh set...

Fri, 09/04/2021 - 13:46

The most popular investments in Last Minute ISAs

Baillie Gifford may be losing James Anderson, but they have won ISA season. They dominate the leader board when it comes to both...

Thu, 08/04/2021 - 16:29

FTSE 100 Dividend tap being turned back on

Current consensus forecasts show that the FTSE 100 is set to deliver its first year of dividend growth since 2018 this year, with a £74.3...

Wed, 07/04/2021 - 15:45

How scrapping higher-rate pensions tax relief would hit middle Britain, including NHS workers

Given the black hole the coronavirus pandemic has blown in the Treasury’s finances, it is no surprise pension tax relief is now firmly in the...

Wed, 31/03/2021 - 09:05

How to keep a lid on ISA charges

Investing in an ISA has never been easier, or cheaper, but it still pays for investors to keep a lid on costs wherever they...

Mon, 29/03/2021 - 15:54

Lockdown cash could deliver a £24,235 Junior ISA boost

Taken together, the ISA allowances have never been as generous as they are this year, thanks to the Junior ISA allowance more than doubling...

Wed, 24/03/2021 - 14:28

Is a Lifetime ISA a good alternative to a pension?

Getting the biggest bang for your retirement buck will be one of the key considerations for people choosing where to invest their hard-earned savings.


Wed, 24/03/2021 - 14:06

Five fund ideas for this year’s ISA allowance

With just three weeks to go until the 5 April deadline for this year’s ISA subscriptions, we take a look at three funds for different...

Mon, 22/03/2021 - 17:19

Fund added to the AJ Bell Favourite funds list – Schroder Global Equity Income

What is the AJ Bell Favourite funds list?

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

Fri, 19/03/2021 - 11:04

Are Cash ISA savers holding too much cash?

New consumer research* by Opinium for AJ Bell shows Cash ISA savers are holding high levels of cash, and aren’t switching accounts looking for better...

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 12:16

Is the share buyback back in fashion?

The announcement this week of share buybacks by Balfour Beatty and Domino’s Pizza, as well as plans for such a scheme at ...

Wed, 10/03/2021 - 17:53

Investors still preferring jam today to jam tomorrow as the Dow outperforms the NASDAQ

America’s Dow Jones Industrials set a new intra-day record high on Monday while the NASDAQ Composite slid into correction territory, just over 10% below its...

Tue, 09/03/2021 - 17:24