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Fidelity China Special Situations: Winterfloods questions higher risk approach

Analyst Winterfloods gives its view on the popular Fidelity China Special Situations fund.

Portfolio Management | 24 Jul 2014
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Investors remain cautious as economy improves

The economy may be improving, but nine in ten Britons remain cautious with their investment choices, finds new research.

ISAs | 24 Jul 2014
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Five common investment mistakes

While we may all consider ourselves rational creatures, who make decisions carefully and with due consideration of all the important points, we are all human and therefore vulnerable to making mistakes.

Investments | 24 Jul 2014
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Bite-sized investment wisdom - A layman's introduction to investment risk

Every investor would like a 10% per year return while taking no risk at all. Unfortunately, that never happens.

Investments | 24 Jul 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks declined on Thursday as a negative reaction to results from Kingfisher, Easyjet and Unilever weighed on markets.

Markets | 24 Jul 2014
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Fund of the Fortnight: Ediston Property

Every fortnight our research experts highlight a fund from their top-rated list. The latest: Ediston Property.

Investments | 24 Jul 2014
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BLOG: Ethics and returns are not mutually exclusive

There remains a misconception that an ethical moniker on a fund means giving up a real investment return for a more abstract social return. Hard evidence points to the contrary.

Investments | 23 Jul 2014
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Five money chats you must have with your partner

A beach at sunset, you and your partner gazing lovingly into each others' eyes over a glass of Asti Spumante and a plate of Tiramisu. What better time to talk about money?

Life Insurance | 23 Jul 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

After an initial fall, UK stocks pushed slightly into positive territory within the opening hour of trade on Wednesday with the FTSE 100 closing in on 6,800, a level it has not finished above in over two weeks.

Sharedealing | 23 Jul 2014
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Disappointing dividends: Three tips for income investors

UK dividend growth is at its lowest level for more than three years according to a new report. What's an income-hungry investor to do?

Investments | 22 Jul 2014
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Should you jump ship when a star manager departs?

Investors should not be so quick to jump ship when a star manager leaves a fund, according to new research from Aegon UK which suggests most funds continue to perform well after a departure.

Fund Performance | 22 Jul 2014
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Broker views: Royal Mail struggles to deliver growth

Brokers give their responses to Royal Mail’s earnings announcement, which showed it facing ‘increasing challenges’ in key parts of its business.

Sharedealing | 22 Jul 2014
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Analysts back bargain smaller companies trusts after sell-off

Investment trust experts have slapped buy ratings on a number of smaller companies trusts, as recent selling opens up significant opportunities in the sector.

Portfolio Management | 22 Jul 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

Strong gains from ARM Holdings and some mining heavyweights gave UK markets a boost on Tuesday morning, as risk appetite recovered.

Markets | 22 Jul 2014
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Spotting a dog: How to tell if you're in a bad fund

A study has revealed that UK investors have ploughed nearly £19.5bn into underperforming funds.

Portfolio Management | 21 Jul 2014

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