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If we are on the threshold of a dollar bull market, it's worth reflecting on the outcomes from previous rallies, writes Peter Lowman...
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One way of managing sequencing risk for income investors is to embrace ‘natural' income, but what does that mean? Mark Rimmer explains...
Sterling slumped against the US dollar after the Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane said the UK has an equal chance of seeing a rate cut as a rate hike, contrary to consensus expectations.
A former trader has become the third person to be sentenced in what marked the end of the first phase of the regulator's "largest and most complex insider dealing investigation" to date.
The FTSE 100 has hit a fresh record high after the US Federal Reserve signalled renewed caution on its path towards raising interest rates from their record lows.
Pollsters continually tell us that we vote based on how much better or worse off we feel in our pockets and whether or not politicians look electable, writes Lawrence Gosling.
With some 50 days to go to the general election, Chancellor George Osborne delivered a Budget he said showed Britain was "the comeback country". But what did he announce? Here are the key measures of interest to professional advisers...
The government has raised the amount people can earn before they pay income tax, and increased the threshold at which people pay the higher rate of income tax.
Lower inflation, driven by a fall in oil prices, has helped the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) upgrade UK growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016 and given the government room to move on near-term borrowing.
George Osborne is planning a pre-election boost for hundreds of thousands of workers by announcing a further increase to the income tax personal allowance.
In his fourth column for Professional Adviser, the quasi-mysterious Banker's Umbrella explores revelations HSBC's Swiss arm has been helping patrons avoid millions in tax, and mounts a brave defence of offshore banking...
In his 50th annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett assured investors the company is well positioned to weather upcoming market storms.
HSBC's senior executives have apologised to a committee of MPs for the failings in its Swiss private banking arm which meant clients avoided paying millions in tax.
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