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Britcoin could spell higher mortgage rates and a bank run

Britcoin could cause widespread disruption in the banking sector if it is introduced, as well as increasing the chance of a run on commercial banks...

Fri, 12/11/2021 - 11:25

Unilever’s share price weakness presents Marmite Moment for investors

As Unilever shares wallow at a historically low valuation, AJ Bell’s Head of Investment Analysis, Laith Khalaf, examines the bull and bear case for...

Fri, 12/11/2021 - 11:15

Interest rate rise looms: 5 ways to beat the hike

The Bank of England could raise rates this week and banks and mortgage companies have already been quick to pass on increases to customers, even...

Wed, 03/11/2021 - 13:37

How to beat Sunak’s £47 billion stealth tax raid

“A growing economy and inflationary pressures have turbo charged the tax revenues the Chancellor is now expecting to harvest from freezing tax thresholds, which he...

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 09:30

Junior ISA turns 10 – what could you have made and where are parents investing?

As the Junior ISA approaches its tenth anniversary on 1 November, Laura Suter, Head of Personal Finance at AJ Bell, looks at how much...

Wed, 27/10/2021 - 17:08

Prosecco budget delivers cheer for pub groups and housebuilders

This was a Budget for lower paid workers, drivers and boozers, with a large increase in spending on public services. In many ways it was...

Wed, 27/10/2021 - 16:07

Are we getting an interest rate rise for Christmas?

The market is now expecting an interest rate hike by Christmas, largely thanks to the inflationary pressures which will inevitably follow the energy crisis, and...

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 14:01

FTSE 100 dividends in touching distance of pre-pandemic peak

The FTSE 100 is currently expected to yield 4.1% in 2021, helped by the first year of dividend growth since 2018. The index’s total dividend...

Mon, 11/10/2021 - 13:31

Sustainable investment trends - performance, flows and greenwashing

There’s no doubting the strength of the sustainable investment tide, as last year responsible funds accounted for around a third of overall industry sales. This...

Mon, 11/10/2021 - 12:52

Muted market response to iPhone 13 is the rule, not the exception

Apple’s shares didn’t do much at all in response to boss Tim Cook’s launch of iPhone 13 and updated versions of its Watch and...

Wed, 15/09/2021 - 14:24

Tax and cost worries weigh on Barratt shares

Perhaps it is down to concerns over the expiry of the stamp duty tax break in October, or worries over an increasing reliance on Help-to-Buy,...

Fri, 03/09/2021 - 11:32

Over 50s leaving work early could hit retirement plans…and cost the UK economy £88 billion

The early exit of people aged between 50 and state pension age from the workforce has a significant impact on both individual retirement plans and...

Fri, 27/08/2021 - 11:15

AJ Bell funds – assessment of value report 2021

Last year, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) asked investment firms to publish an annual assessment of the value that their funds offer to customers....

Thu, 26/08/2021 - 11:19

Five ways to take the markets’ temperature

The FTSE 100 continues to paddle very gently upwards, having reached an 18-month high in August, but the UK’s benchmark index still stands some 8%...

Thu, 19/08/2021 - 17:07

Persimmon plots its way to future growth

Some economists may be tempted to argue that the housing market is broken having gone through the cycle outlined by former US President Ronald Reagan,...

Wed, 18/08/2021 - 14:37


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