Across the UK, year-on-year house price growth stood at 2.5% in October, up from 2.3% in September, the Nationwide Building Society has reported.
Next,the UK retail chain, expects trading to remain “extremely volatile” as directory sales continue to offset difficult conditions on the high street
Essentially a cryptocurrency is a digital currency. Think of it as electricity converted into lines of code with monetary value. The rise of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is with little doubt the biggest disruption to the monetary system for centuries.
Hot Hand thinking can often be linked with what is termed averaging up. Often referred to as ‘pyramiding’ this is when, after buying shares in a company, you buy some more as the price gets higher.
Why invest in huge multi-nationals when the real high growth opportunities are among smaller companies – commonly called small cap?
Ethical investing used to centre around the Five B’s boobs, booze, baccy, betting and bombs. Or using slightly better grammar – an investment fund which screened out companies linked to pornography, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and arms manufacture. But things have evolved somewhat.
Absolute Return funds are designed to provide a profitable return regardless of whether the market goes up or down. It sounds like the perfect solution for investors who don’t want to risk their money. But not quite.
Fund managers are offering single country funds in developing markets such as China, Brazil, India and Indonesia, but do they offer great rewards and are they worth the risk?
Which fund managers have the capability to identify turnaround stories and how have recovery funds fared during recent bull markets
Investing money in listed companies is risky. High street names such as Woolworths can go spectacularly bust while major brands can fall from grace with incredible speed.
What are the prospects for UK Commercial property funds after a tough year and with Brexit beckoning?
There is no sure-fire way to ensure trading success but there are plenty of common pitfalls you should avoid. Learning the basics of trading will help you invest smart.
Investing in ethical funds is all very well but what if you want to be more involved? Impact investing allows greater control on how your money can generate social or environmental benefits.
The European Central Bank left interest rates and asset purchases unchanged on Thursday
With savings rates dismally low, investors are searching for better rates of return. Mini bonds, which are loans to companies, certainly offer investors a great deal more but are they worth the risk?