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Clear-cut general election campaigns tend to have a positive effect on the stock market, history suggests. [...]

2 May
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Aberdeen Asset Management hailed a turnaround in investor sentiment towards emerging markets today as it revealed profits and [...]

2 May
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Today's leader: The EU's spin about May and Juncker's difficult dinner is calculated and heavy-handed [...]

2 May
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It was a tale of two banking stocks on the FTSE 100 today, as two of the UK's lenders finished the day bookending the bluechip [...]

28 April
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Is the “Trump bump” over? The surge in the stock market, the dollar and bond yields that welcomed Donald Trump’s arrival [...]

28 April
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Investors are often tempted to buy shares which promise bumper dividends today, largely because they need the income immediately, [...]

28 April
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The Nasdaq Composite index rose above 6,000 points for the first time ever as markets continue to bask in a risk-on mood after [...]

25 April
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The FTSE 250 hit a new record high this morning as investors made the most of the pound's low, low price against the euro - and [...]

24 April
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British companies paid out a record amount of underlying dividends for the first three months of the year as investors enjoyed [...]

23 April
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Here in the UK, your odds of winning the National Lottery do not change. When, for example, you could pick from 49 numbers, your [...]

18 April
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340

No matter what anyone may tell you or try to do, attempts to reduce risk in any system – investment or otherwise – only succeed [...]

18 April
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Banking stocks dragged the FTSE 100 lower in morning trading as investors awaited results from a trio of the US' largest lenders. [...]

13 April
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Tesla has always grabbed headlines, but Elon Musk has upped his PR efforts as he raises funds for (among other things) the upcoming [...]

12 April
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339

Globally, real estate investment trusts (REITs) have become a popular way for investors to invest in property while at the same [...]

10 April
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Shares in publisher Pearson fell almost 10 per cent in early trading, after a broker downgraded it to "underperform". [...]

6 April
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