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Greece latest: eurozone facing “a new reality”, fresh talks tomorrow

Greece latest: eurozone facing “a new reality”, fresh talks tomorrow

- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have reportedly spoken by telephone and agreed that Greece will put forward proposals to the eurozone summit tomorrow. - [...]

Half of Brits say Inheritance Tax is the most unfair duty

Half of Brits say Inheritance Tax is the most unfair duty

Nearly half of Brits believe that Inheritance tax is the most unfair tax, suggesting that the Government’s plan to introduce an extra relief for passing on a family home could [...]

What the Greek ‘no’ vote means for investors

What the Greek ‘no’ vote means for investors

As markets respond to the Greece’s referendum vote against austerity measures, the experts give their views on what the fall out means for investors… Chris Williams, chief executive of Wealth [...]

FTSE drops on Greek ‘no’ vote

FTSE drops on Greek ‘no’ vote

The FTSE opened down 1% this morning and European markets fell around 2% in early trading following the Greek referendum which rejected the terms of an international bailout. The FTSE [...]

Greece says no to austerity package. Eurozone politicans consider the options but split between hardliners and compromisers

Greece says no to austerity package. Eurozone politicans consider the options but split between hardliners and compromisers

Greece has voted No in its referendum on accepting the Troika’s austerity measures, though the deal had already been withdrawn by Greece’s creditors. The Greek interior ministry suggests that nearly [...]

£10,000 less of savers’ money protected after FSCS rule change

£10,000 less of savers’ money protected after FSCS rule change

Savers will receive £10,000 less compensation if their bank or building society goes bust.   From 1 January 2016, the limit for the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) limit will [...]

Third of couples share their lives but not their money

Third of couples share their lives but not their money

A third of couples may share their lives but they keep their finances completely separate.   Research from AA Life Insurance shows only a quarter of couples keep all their [...]

EE fined £1m over complaints mis-handling

EE fined £1m over complaints mis-handling

The telecoms regulator has fined mobile phone operator EE £1 million for complaints handling failures.   Ofcom said from 2011 to 2014, the firm failed to provide customers with full [...]

What the TSB takeover means for investors

Now that the £1.7 billion cash takeover of TSB by Banco de Sabadell has been approved by regulators, Hargreaves Lansdown explains what the deal means for investors… TSB shares are [...]

Will Greek crisis put an end to market complacency?

Jason Hollands, managing director of Tilney Bestinvest, looks at what events in Greece mean for market sentiment… Yesterday’s “no” vote in Greece, rejecting the terms of an already expired bailout [...]

Greek ‘no’ vote: key events to watch

Salman Ahmed, global strategist and portfolio manager at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, reflects on Greece’s referendum vote against austerity measures and the events that markets will be monitoring over the [...]

The Share Centre tips St James’s Place

Wealth manager St James’s Place has been picked as share of the week by the Share Centre due to strong dividend growth and Asian expansion plans. Graham Spooner, investment research [...]

US interest rate rise still looks likely to happen in September despite latest job numbers

The latest payroll numbers from the US came in weaker than some economists had been anticipating but given the drop in the unemployment rate, a September lift off for interest [...]

The folly of misfuelling – never assume your car insurance will pay out

Filling a diesel car with petrol can cause a huge amount of damage to its engine but it is a common mistake for rushing drivers – and not all insurers [...]

Shares in Persimmon are a ‘hold’ as the house-builder reports figures in-line with market expectations

As Persimmon updates the market, Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it mean for investors… Persimmon’s first half trading figures proved to be in-line with [...]

Will the Bank of England be forced to raise interest rates this year?

Steven Bell, economist at BMO Global Asset Management looks at whether the Bank of England will be forced to raise base rates this year… Last month we took a look [...]

Are European powers trying to drive Greece out of the eurozone?

The Troika, with support from the German government, could be trying to force Greece out of the Euro, says Nigel Green the founder and chief executive of deVere Group… This [...]

Tullow Oil is a ‘buy’ despite profit drop

As Tullow Oil report its H1 figures, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they means for investors… “Despite declining profits in the first half of [...]

St Modwen Properties is a ‘buy’ for Share Centre

As St Modwen Properties reported a huge profit increase this morning, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it mean for investors… “This morning, St Modwen [...]

What tax changes are tipped for the Emergency Budget?

Ahead of the Emergency Budget next Wednesday, Richard Morley, partner of tax dispute resolution at BDO provides his predictions on what tax measures the chancellor may have in store… Much [...]

Greek exit not likely to be a Lehman Brothers moment

The path ahead is likely to remain unsettled for Greece, whatever the outcome of the referendum, says Ariel Bezalel, manager of the Jupiter Strategic Bond Fund. We have long held [...]

Emergency budget: will the government put an end to salary sacrifice?

Andy James, head of retirement planning, Towry comments on the speculation that salary sacrifice may be reduced or axed in the Chancellor’s Emergency Budget on 8 July… With the Government [...]

Why shares in investment firm St James’s Place are a ‘buy’

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why he is tipping St James’s Place shares as a ‘buy’… As a leading financial services company with interests in [...]

Photo-Me shares a ‘buy’ as the group reports robust international progress

As Photo-Me reports its fourth quarter numbers, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it mean for investors… Surrey based photo booth and laundrette company Photo-Me [...]

Senior bankers can lose bonuses up to 10 years later if misconduct found as regulators publish new rules

UK regulators have published new rules allowing them to clawback bankers’ bonuses for up to 10 years if misconduct comes to light. The rules will come into force between next [...]

Cycling boom sees 75% rise in take up of bike insurance

The soaring popularity of cycling has triggered a spike in the number of people taking out additional cycle insurance, according to customer data from insurer Aviva. The figures show a [...]

Nearly a fifth of investment trusts appoint a new manager in the last year and a half

Almost a fifth (18%) of investment companies have appointed a new fund manager over the last year and a half, either as a sole manager or as part of a [...]

The Battle of the Challenger Banks

Challenger Banks lead the way offering 90% of the available fixed rates says Savings Champion in this sponsored editorial Amidst the backdrop of record low base rate and falling savings [...]

The Wellesley Mini-Bond offers up to 7% gross interest per annum

For people seeking alternative investment options, Wellesley Finance Plc is offering a great opportunity to invest in its Mini-Bond. The Wellesley Mini-Bond offers up to 7% (gross) interest per annum on [...]

Mindful Money’s Mortgage Calculators

Mindful Money has launched a range of mortgage tools so readers can now search online for the best deals. We’ve teamed up with London & Country, the UK’s leading fee [...]

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