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Getting Started

BLOG: Three funds for post-Abe Japan

I’ve always backed the traditional wisdom of taking a long-term view to invest...

‘End of an era’ as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns

Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has resigned due to ill he...

BLOG: The alphabet of recovery – what can we expect?

Astronomer Carl Sagan said: “You have to know the past to understand the prese...

BLOG: Should you back the gold rush?

Having topped $2,000 an ounce for the first time ever in early August, gold is t...

ESG funds ‘exploding in popularity’ as July sees record inflows

Investor interest in ESG saw record inflows to the sector in July, stemming the ...

BLOG: How to improve your behaviour as an investor

It’s been a rollercoaster ride for investors and given the dips, our human ins...

Experienced Investor

Dividend ban on big companies receiving government help

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has banned large employers using the new Jobs Support Sch...

Gold rush as fears of a second coronavirus wave increase

Gold buyers are scrambling to buy stock as new coronavirus rules impact the econ...

Four in 10 FTSE giants still fail to meet female board member targets

Four in 10 of the UK’s top 350 companies have failed to meet a target to ensur...

More than £54bn of investors’ cash held in underperforming funds

The amount of cash in seriously underperforming funds has rocketed since the sta...

‘Bumpy ride’ warning for property investors as M&G continues fund suspension

The M&G Property Portfolio will continue with its trading suspension – nin...

Investors punish UK equity funds as threat of no-deal Brexit looms

A net £1.2bn has flooded out of UK-focused equity funds in the three months to ...

Video Vault

VIDEO: Back to basics – which ISA is right for you?

Should you open a cash ISA, an investment ISA, or maybe one of each? We help you...

VIDEO: How to start investing

If you’re a complete novice to investing and aren’t sure where or how to sta...

VIDEO: How to help children with the cost of university

As thoughts turn to university, parents will be wondering how they can support t...

VIDEO: Back to basics on government bonds vs corporate bonds

If you're new to investing, our back to basics video explains the main similarit...

VIDEO: Should investors hold cash in their portfolios?

Whether you're a novice or an experienced investor, holding some cash in your in...

VIDEO: How and why to set up an ISA and/or pension for your child

You can help secure your child's financial future with Junior ISAs and pensions....

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