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REVEALED: The most complained-about companies

Prudential has topped the Financial Ombudsman Service's (FOS) list of most complained about pension firms after consumer gripes against the firm were up 2 per cent on the previous half year.

Investments | 02 Sep 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks were closing in a two-month high on Tuesday morning, rising for the third straight day, as investors took an optimistic approach ahead of the return of US markets after a long weekend.

Investments | 02 Sep 2014
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Against the tide: Expert investors underweight record-breaking US

Last week, the US benchmark index, the S&P 500 soared past the 2,000 mark for the first time, surprising those who had expected a reversal of some of the 30% gain seen in 2013.

Investments | 02 Sep 2014
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UK still popular in first month of New Isa

In the first month of the enlarged £15,000 New ISA (NISA) allowance, Tilney Bestinvest said UK All Companies funds were the most popular choice for its clients.

Investments | 01 Sep 2014
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Redundancy from an investment perspective

Redundancy is not necessarily a disaster. There will be those who walk into another job and can put their redundancy pay to good use, helping to secure their financial future.

Investments | 01 Sep 2014
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Results round-up: Companies to watch this week

Hargreaves Lansdown and Ashtead Group are just two of the companies set to update the markets this week.

Investments | 01 Sep 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

Weak economic data from China and ongoing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine prompted a lower start for UK stock markets on Monday, as investors took a cautious approach ahead of a busy week.

Investments | 01 Sep 2014
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Key shareholder cuts Tesco stake and demands 'clear and coherent' strategy

One of Tesco's largest shareholders has significantly reduced its holding in the business in the past month due to a range of 'risk factors', according to reports.

Investments | 01 Sep 2014
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Product launches of the week

TSB's offer to pay your council tax and MBNA's agreement with Tottenham Hotspur F.C. are just two of this week's wonders.

Credit Cards & Loans | 29 Aug 2014
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FCA hits London adviser with £350k fine for mis-selling unregulated property funds

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined the director of a London advice firm £350,000 and banned him from practising for mis-selling high risk unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS).

Investments | 29 Aug 2014
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Tesco shares tumble on shock profits warning

Tesco today released an unplanned update to the market, sending shares tumbling in early trading after it slashed its dividend by 75 per cent and warned on profits.

Investments | 29 Aug 2014
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Savers plough £5bn into New ISAs in July

Almost £5bn flew into ISAs in the space of only a month as savers rushed to take advantage of new rules allowing them to save up to £15,000 tax free.

ISAs | 29 Aug 2014
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Japan's economy signals stagnation and weakness

Japan's economy has shown signs of stagnation and some weakness as households spent less and factory output stayed flat in July.

Investments | 29 Aug 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks were registering only slight gains in the early going ahead of the release of the latest Eurozone inflation numbers and a spate of high-frequency data due for release later Stateside.

Investments | 29 Aug 2014
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Vanguard cuts charges on 25 funds as tracker price war hots up

Vanguard is to cut charges on 25 funds, including its LifeStrategy range, as it responds to recent price cuts from other providers in the tracker space.

Investments | 28 Aug 2014

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