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The case for and against US equities as Q4 reporting season approaches

This is already the longest-running US equity bull market in history and investors will be looking to the upcoming fourth-quarter reporting season for clues as...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 17:09

World Investment Outlook - Chapter one: UK


Brexit can already lay claim to the scalp of two Conservative Party Prime Ministers, in the form of David Cameron and Theresa May, although...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:19

World Investment Outlook - Chapter two: USA


Hard to believe as it may be, the November 2020 Presidential Election is not the biggest story in Washington, DC as the New Year...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:17

World Investment Outlook – Chapter three: Japan


He has made it. No sooner had Prime Minister Shinzō Abe overseen Japan’s successful stints as the host of both the G20 meeting in...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:16

World Investment Outlook – Chapter four: Asia


Hard to believe as it may be, Hong Kong found a way of upstaging even the trade tensions between America and China and the...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:15

World Investment Outlook – Chapter five: Western Europe


The year 2019 began with Donald Tusk, the outgoing President of the European Council, saying that he thought there would be a “special place...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:13

World Investment Outlook – Chapter six: Emerging Markets


Russia remains the subject of certain EU (and American) economic sanctions and Ukraine remains a bone of contention in more ways than one. Eastern...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:11

We’re making some changes to our AJ Bell funds

On 6 January 2020, we’ll be making a couple of changes to our range of AJ Bell funds.

If you hold one of our...

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 11:59

Six financial New Year’s resolutions for 2020

1. Start a money club

Start a club with your friends that focuses on any aspect of money, so a savings club, an investing...

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 10:42

The best and worst performing global stock markets in 2019

The best performers in 2019 have been Russia, Greece and Dubai-Kuwait, with Brazil, Italy and America next in line. The US represents almost two-thirds of...

Fri, 27/12/2019 - 15:03

Best and worst performers in the FTSE 100 in 2019

The FTSE 100 may have confounded a few doubters with a 17.2% total return in 2019 (including the reinvestment of dividends), despite concerns over weak...

Fri, 20/12/2019 - 08:47

New Year, New Portfolio? The eight investment changes to consider in 2020

Sell your winners and buy more of your losers

It’s really easy to keep holding on to a fund that has delivered you double-digit returns...

Thu, 19/12/2019 - 15:48

What does BMO's closure of their ETF business mean for you?

Canada-based bank BMO has recently decided to close its European ETF business. That includes 13 ETFs in total, many of which are focused on specialist...

Wed, 18/12/2019 - 14:00

Why the FTSE 100 has a chance to challenge 8,000 in 2020

The FTSE 100 is barely any higher than three years ago and the pound is still way below where it was in summer 2016, so...

Tue, 17/12/2019 - 10:13

Ditch the presents this Christmas and use the Junior ISA to give your child £3,000

While your child isn’t going to write to Santa asking for a payment into their Junior ISA, their future self may thank you more than...

Mon, 16/12/2019 - 12:37