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BLOG: How to protect your portfolio against volatile markets

"For more than two years now, stock markets around the world have risen with barely a pause for breath. After such a period the last couple of weeks have come as a shock, but we should not forget that market ups and downs are what we should expect."

Investments | 22 Oct 2014
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Equity income investment trusts show strong growth

Research into the performance of UK equity income-focused investment trusts shows that annual income has grown by an average of 5% per year for more than 20 years, 2% ahead of inflation.

Investments | 22 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks opened with small losses on Wednesday as investors paused for breath following a surge the previous session.

Investments | 22 Oct 2014
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BLOG: Scaling up: Are funds becoming too large?

As the big continue to get bigger, industry commentators address the issue of whether the rise of super-sized funds is healthy or a hindrance for investors.

Investments | 22 Oct 2014
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Ten greatest financial fears

As Halloween looms, a survey by Ocean Finance has showed people’s greatest financial fears, with fraud at the top of the list.

ISAs | 22 Oct 2014
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Markets rally as ECB starts bond buying programme

Markets across Europe have rallied this morning following confirmation the European Central Bank (ECB) has started buying covered bonds.

Investments | 21 Oct 2014
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BLOG: Weakening dividend payouts

Laith Khalaf, senior analyst, Hargreaves Lansdown, gives his verdict on the news that dividend payouts from UK companies are losing momentum.

Investments | 21 Oct 2014
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Broker verdict: William Hill

Brokers give William Hill a thumbs-up after encouraging results.

Investments | 21 Oct 2014
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Peer to peer lending in Isas: The Expert View

Last week the Government launched its consultation into how peer to peer (P2P) loans could be incorporated into Isas.Experts give their views on the new initiative

Investments | 21 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks fluctuated in early deals on Tuesday as investors gave a mixed reaction to a wave of blue-chip corporate earnings.

Investments | 21 Oct 2014
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Bank of England tells bankers to prepare for pay cuts

The Bank of England's Sir Jon Cunliffe has warned bankers they are paid too much and should expect a pay cut following a sharp drop in banks' profits.

Investments | 21 Oct 2014
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BLOG: The top five mistakes that investors make

In today's uncertain economic climate, investing wisely has never been more important.

Investments | 20 Oct 2014
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Product launch of the week: Schroders UK Dynamic Smaller Companies

We analyse the Schroders UK Dynamic Smaller Companies fund, which has just opened to new investment.

Investments | 20 Oct 2014
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The Share Centre's share of the week

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, picks National Grid as share of the week.

Investments | 20 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks declined on Monday morning on a quiet day for economic data, with investors still showing caution following a volatile week for markets last week. The FTSE 100 was trading 0.4% lower at 6,283 in early deals.

Investments | 20 Oct 2014

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