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Easing UK inflation takes pressure off Bank of England

Pressure on UK household spending has eased a little after consumer price inflation dipped in June, but questions remain about the depth of the current inflationary cycle, and how the Bank of England should react

Neil Dennis
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The unstoppable rise of alternative assets in asset allocations

The world’s largest 100 alternative asset managers saw assets under management increase by 10% in 2016, rising to $4.0 trillion, according to tWillis Towers Watson

Brian Bollen
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Low US inflation begins to look more like a trend

The US Federal Reserve's well worn mantra that the current rate of below target inflation is "transitory" must be getting more difficult to justify

Neil Dennis
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JPM, Citi and Wells Fargo profits underline investor faith in banks

It will be hard to ignore the US banking sector over the coming week as the sector reports quarterly earnings, and it kicked off on Friday with earnings from JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo

Neil Dennis
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Pensions think-tank puts a value on financial advice

If a price could be attached to the value of financial advice would more investors seek consultation on their finances from a third party?

Neil Dennis

Why has gold got problems?

Gold has been the investment of last resort since 3000 BC. It has often been out of favour as an investment and it is now. Why?

Hilaire Gomer
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Media coverage of monetary policy has become hysterical

Media coverage of monetary policy has become hysterical. The acreage of news and comment being devoted to the tiniest hint of movement in official interest rates

Brian Bollen

The world expects investment excellence from New Zealand

Investment excellence is something the world has come to expect from New Zealand. It has become almost as much part of the country's DNA as excellence in rugby union.

Brian Bollen

European IPO issues gather pace after slow start

A revival in Europe's appetite for initial public offerings (IPO) appears to be well underway, providing evidence of improving investor and business confidence after a lull in 2016

Neil Dennis

Don’t go the Boris way: avoid the damage of bankruptcy

Poor Boris Becker. Once the boyish prankster of Centre Court – now the 49-year-old, three-time Wimbledon champion has been declared bankrupt by a London court

Neil Dennis

Housebuilders prepare for a period of turbulence

The recovery for UK housebuilders, which lost about 40% in the days following last year's EU Referendum, has begun to stall in the trading sessions since this month's general election

Neil Dennis
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Uber co-founder Kalanick resigns as CEO over ‘macho culture’ claims

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of the cab-hailing company after allegations of a macho management culture that turned a blind eye to claims of sexual harassment.

Richard Reed

Consumers lose out as Ogden rate hits insurers

The motor insurance market says new compensation payment rules will severely hit profits, which will likely lead to higher premiums for customers to help offset the costs

Neil Dennis
Shariah-compliant finance

The spread of Shariah-compliant finance is good and bad

The spread of Shariah-compliant finance in the Middle East, India and Africa is both a good thing and a bad thing. Everything depends on the perspective of the observer.

Brian Bollen
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Electric vehicles could be a rare commodity boom

Electric car skeptics, heed this statistic: UK pure electric vehicles (EVs) sales surged almost 80% in May 2017.

Adrian Holliday