Victory for Donald Trump

By Rob Gleeson News of the day

In years to come it may be that historians and political commentators look back on 2016 as the year when the rise of anti-establishment politics really began.  Whether it be the vote for Brexit in the UK or the election of Rodgrigo Duterte as Phillipine President.  All this will surely be Trumped, in every sense of the word, by the election of a billionaire reality TV star to the highest political office on the planet.  This pattern may not be ending any time soon with elections due in major economies like France and Germany next year and signs that anti-establishment parties are also polling higher than expected.

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The active funds giving investors nightmares in 2015

By Corporate News of the day, FE Research and Opinions

This year has been far from smooth sailing for investors, and you don’t have to look far to find the markets causing the worst of the pain. FE Research takes a look at 2015’s investment market nightmares for the UK retail investor.

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How have the best performing ethical funds compared to their sectors over the last decade?

By Corporate News of the day

As Good Money Week comes to an end for another year, FE Trustnet looks at the top performing ethical funds over the past decade and how they pitted against their respective sectors.

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Six retail funds with the highest exposure to Burberry

By Corporate News of the day

Shares in British fashion stalwart, Burberry have fallen nearly 12 per cent following the company’s warning that sales had been hit by the slowdown in China.

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The emerging market funds offering double digit returns since Black Monday

By Corporate News of the day, FE Research and Opinions

We take a look at the emerging market funds that have offered double digit returns since the global equity markets plunged on August 24th.

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Top performing UK smaller companies funds over the past 5 years

By Corporate News of the day

As the latest update from the Office for National Statistics highlights the growing confidence among UK investors – especially in the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), FE Trustnet takes a look at the top performing smaller companies.

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Kii Hub bags prestigious Best Service Provider award

By Corporate News of the day

Kii Hub has received the Client Choice Award: Best Service Provider in the Corporate LiveWire Global Fund Awards 2015.

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HSBC's 10% profit surge is good news for income investors eyeing bank stocks

By Tahmina Mannan News of the day

HSBC shares have climbed this morning after the bank beat analyst’s expectations today by announcing a 10 per cent rise in profits for the first half of this year, driven by strong performance in Hong Kong. The bank reported pre-tax profits rose to $13.6bn in H1, up from £12.3bn a year ago. Revenues were up from $31.1bn from $32.9bn.  

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The world’s largest company sees shares slump 7 per cent

By Tahmina Mannan News of the day, FE Tips

 

 “Yesterday’s sharp vertical drop in Apple’s share price will obviously concern investors with any substantial exposure to the tech behemoth. Shares in the California-headquartered multinational firm slid around 7 per cent in afternoon trading following its latest quarterly results.

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Tax-free dividend income - the best performing UK equity income funds

By Tahmina Mannan News of the day

Yesterday’s budget announcement of pending dividend tax changes will be seen by many as a coup for savers and retirees alike - the much needed encouragement for Britons to buy into a savings regime while also providing some form of relief for yield-starved income seekers.

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