Investment trust experts have slapped buy ratings on a number of smaller companies trusts, as recent selling opens up significant opportunities in the sector.
A study has revealed that UK investors have ploughed nearly £19.5bn into underperforming funds.
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Dividend growth fell to its lowest level in over three years in Q2 as large caps struggled to maintain dividends in the face of strong sterling and a slowing global economy.
Inflation once again reared its head in June, with CPI inflation rising to 1.9% from 1.5% in May. The threat of high inflation once again begs the question of how to protect the purchasing power of savings over time.
Investors buying Scottish shares 60 years ago will have seen only half the returns enjoyed by those owning the rest of the UK's listed companies, according to a mocked-up 'Scotsie 100' index.
Stock market investment can seem daunting to the uninitiated, but it is a good way to boost your savings over the long-term. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
There's no single secret to successful investing, but there are 10 habits every good investor should have.
The World Cup has created a stand-off between Europe and South America as Argentina faces Germany in the final this weekend, says Tom Stevenson of Fidelity.
Fund managers have been feeling the squeeze on pricing this year, with distributors including Hargreaves Lansdown forcing down headline prices on funds as businesses adapt to the new world.
IpsoFacto investor has launched a new asset allocation and model portfolio advice and research service for DIY investors.
Neil Woodford’s top ten holdings in his Woodford Equity Income fund contain few surprises, with AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline and British American Tobacco the three largest positions.
Following the introduction of the NISA on 1st July, Morningstar's closed-end fund analyst Szymon Idzikowski considers three highly rated investment trusts available to UK investors.
According to the US financial services group State Street, individuals with investable assets have raised their cash allocations significantly over the past two years. In the UK, State Street found that cash allocations had risen to a surprisingly high 43% in May.
On 1 January this year, Obamacare came into effect and, with it, the potential to bring more than 20 million more people into the US healthcare system.
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