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According to The Pensions Regulator, 67,700 people transferred outof defined benefit pension schemes in the last year alone.There has been a huge increase in interest in defined benefit (aka Final…

In the recent past, the well-trodden property path of a successful London-based professional would follow a fairly predictable route. A first-time flat in central London, upgrading to a larger first…

With more than 750,000 hotel rooms in 100 countries, Intercontinental Hotels Group is one of the largest global franchises today.

Stock selection – analysing financial statements, meeting companies and understanding their markets and industries – is central to the Artemis Global Income Fund.

True, governments and consultancies run computer models designed to predict likely outcomes as a result of policy decisions, but we can never be certain to any reasonable degree what the future might…

What interest rate would you charge to lend money to Corbyn? Imagine that Jeremy Corbyn managed to push Labour and its allies past the parliamentary majority of 321. What would happen to the UK gilt…

Other products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, gold, industrial minerals, coal and uranium. Aluminium is the second most important asset representing close to 16% of operating profits.

Isn’t it extra-ordinary how America (the United States of) seems to dominate our every waking moment? If you measured the amount of air-time given this summer to reports from the US, particularly…

Lloyds is the strongest name within the UK banking sector. It has a secure and improving capital position and a notable cost advantage with an industry leading cost / income ratio of just 46%. 

Compound interest is, simply put, the addition of interest upon interest. For example, if in year one I was to place £10 on deposit, on which I were to receive 10% interest, at the end of year one my…

Unfortunately, we have had a number of horrific events over the last six months or so which have rightfully featured centre stage; be they terrorist attacks or tragic incidents such as Grenfell Tower.…

Markets are enjoying more of a holiday mood now we are into August. While it is not a one way street, generally any overall setbacks are made up for fairly swiftly.