Is office space this year's big investment opportunity?

Why the office space market is set to boom in 2014 and how investors can take advantage.

Portfolio Management | 23 Apr 2014

Investing in football club shares: fruitful or fantasy?

Rich Stephens works on the trading floor at IG. Here he takes a look at how share prices in publically listed football clubs can move as fortunes on the field fluctuate.

Sharedealing | 23 Apr 2014

Cable threatens action on 'excessive' FTSE 100 pay

Vince Cable has attacked the salaries paid to the executives at the top of FTSE 100 companies and warned the government may intervene if boards do not rein in 'excessive' payouts.

Markets | 23 Apr 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks edged higher on Wednesday morning with Primark owner Associated British Foods leading the risers as markets extended gains after a surge the day before.

Sharedealing | 23 Apr 2014

One in four savers unaware of new ISA limits

One in four savers are unaware of the new increased ISA allowance, which comes into force from 1 July, according to a survey by Halifax.

ISAs | 23 Apr 2014

FUND MANAGER VIEW: Neil Woodford's successor on what next for UK equities

Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett says uncertainty about the strength of economic growth in emerging markets, especially China, is not supportive for the backdrop for global growth.

Portfolio Management | 22 Apr 2014

Bumper payout for fund managers as Novartis buys Glaxo business

GlaxoSmithKline, the UK's largest pharmaceutical group, has agreed to sell one of its businesses to rival Novartis, in a deal which will see it return billions of pounds to shareholders.

Fund Performance | 22 Apr 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

Strong gains from heavyweight pharmaceutical groups gave UK markets a boost on Tuesday morning, as investors returned to their desks in a positive mood following the four-day Bank Holiday weekend.

Sharedealing | 22 Apr 2014

Product launches of the week

First Utility launches cheapest energy tariff; Post Office introduces range of mortgage deals; MBNA unveils 'longest ever' balance transfer card.

Mortgages | 18 Apr 2014

Study finds poor understanding behind Britain’s reluctance to invest

A study analysing Britons' relationship with money has found that low confidence and poor understanding is at the core of people’s reluctance to invest.

Investments | 17 Apr 2014

Fund managers shun Tesco despite 'better-than-expected' results

Tesco's better-than-expected results have failed to tempt UK fund managers to buy in to the troubled retailer.

Sharedealing | 17 Apr 2014
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Google shares tumble on weak earnings

Google shares moved sharply lower in after-hours trading following a disappointing update, with the negative sentiment that has blighted the sector showing no sign of abating.

Sharedealing | 17 Apr 2014

FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks fell on Thursday morning as investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the four-day weekend amid ongoing turmoil in Ukraine.

Markets | 17 Apr 2014
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Clock ticking on France's tax discount for second homeowners

Britons looking to sell a second home in France are being urged to ramp up their efforts to find a buyer, in order to benefit from a reduction in capital gains tax (CGT) that comes to an end in August.

Investments | 16 Apr 2014
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Soaring client numbers help Hargreaves Lansdown achieve record quarter

Growing customer numbers have helped Britain's biggest fund supermarket - Hargreaves Lansdown - achieve a record first quarter.

Portfolio Management | 16 Apr 2014

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