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The FTSE 100 has a chance to challenge its all-time high in 2021

The FTSE 100 is back where it was in summer 2016, and still languishes below the peaks of 2007 and 1999, while the pound trades...

Thu, 10/12/2020 - 16:27

Why the Santa Rally is more fact than fiction

In his novel Pudd’nhead Wilson the American writer Mark Twain cautioned about October, saying: ‘This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in...

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:12

FTSE 100 bosses still outlast football managers despite management merry-go-round in 2020

You would have thought that investors would have wanted managerial stability in 2020 of all years, given the challenges which have been thrown at companies...

Tue, 01/12/2020 - 17:30

Former Woodford fund – fourth capital distribution confirmed

Link Fund Solutions has today written to investors in the former Woodford Equity Income fund confirming the fourth capital distribution they will receive.

News of...

Mon, 30/11/2020 - 17:07

Run of takeovers suggests UK stock market is still cheap

The confirmation of a bid for AA, an approach to GoCo and a raised offer for Elementis make it 14 takeover deals...

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 16:46

Homeserve could find itself out in the cold after latest FTSE 100 reshuffle

The latest FTSE 100 reshuffle, the results of which are due to be announced after the close on Wednesday 2 December, could be relatively quiet...

Tue, 24/11/2020 - 16:50

Five top tips for people accessing their pension during Covid-19

New data published by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) reveals details of how savers have been accessing their retirement pots during lockdown*. The number...

Tue, 24/11/2020 - 08:18

Bitcoin: up and up it goes (until it blows…again?)

Gold is holding firm around $1,900 an ounce and silver is hanging on to what looks like an upward trend at just shy of $25...

Wed, 18/11/2020 - 16:12

Inflation climbs, slowly

CPI is slowly making a comeback, but it’s still way below the Bank of England’s 2% target. Inflation isn’t just a measure of prices in...

Wed, 18/11/2020 - 15:45

How to protect your cash if the Chancellor swoops on capital gains tax

With Pfizer potentially weeks away from distributing a coronavirus vaccine, it seems increasingly likely that next year the Government will shift from pandemic emergency...

Tue, 17/11/2020 - 10:18

Vodafone has more to do before it fully reconnects with investors

Vodafone is a long way from building the sort of compelling dividend growth story that gives real long-term impetus to a share price but...

Mon, 16/11/2020 - 16:39

GDP Q3: The Economy Strikes Back

A strong rebound in the economy is clearly positive, but we should keep the champagne on ice for now. The summer boom was turbo-charged by...

Thu, 12/11/2020 - 14:54

Excluding the sinners, rewarding the winners – how we build our Responsible Growth fund

When choosing which companies to hold in our Responsible Growth fund, we employ two approaches:

1. Exclude companies that operate in certain business...

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 16:07

How to protect your finances from a double dip recession

Whether we get a double dip recession in the UK depends largely on whether lockdown measures continue after Christmas.

The economy can now be...

Fri, 06/11/2020 - 10:50

Bank of England unleashes £150 billion more QE

The Bank of England has unleashed another £150 billion of QE to help prop up the economy as it enters a second national lockdown. This...

Thu, 05/11/2020 - 16:16