Alternative investing

A guide to robo-investing

Many investors are willingly controlled by robots – following the advice of low-cost automated investment sites such as Nutmeg.

Binary options trading permanently banned for ordinary investors

Friday, 29 March 2019 | News

The city watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed its decision to ban binary options.

Cryptocurrency 'boom' never actually happened - at least not in the UK - says regulator

Thursday, 07 March 2019 | News

Only a tiny fraction of the UK population has bought bitcoin or any of the hundreds of other cryptocurrencies, according to specially commissioned surveys for the UK financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)....

Wimbledon debentures: an ace investment for tennis fans?

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 | Article

If you are a well-heeled tennis enthusiast, then you could gain entry to an exclusive circle, enjoying the best view at the championships with the potential to net a profit by selling on your much-prized seats

Deal of the week: Could a 'Burrito bond' be a spicy investment for your portfolio?

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | News

Investors looking for a spicy income kicker might want to check out the launch of the ‘Burrito Bond’ from restaurant chain Chilango.

Will Meghan Markle magic enchant the stock market?

Friday, 18 May 2018 | News

The UK public has taken Meghan Markle to their hearts.

Harry Potter spins some investment magic

Monday, 16 April 2018 | News

Collectors are hoping investments in rare Harry Potter merchandise will work some magic on their money.

easyJet founder Stelios aims to shake up financial services with Isa launch

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | News

The founder of easyJet has launched a new brand in the personal finance market, offering an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa) to investors.

Cryptocurrency inquiry launched by MPs

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

The meteoric rise of cryptocurrency into public consciousness has piqued the interest of the Parliamentary Treasury Committee.

Moneywise users divided on the merits of ethical investing

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 | News

Moneywise users are divided on the merits of investing in ethical, sustainable and socially responsible funds.

Credit card providers ban customers from buying Bitcoin

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 | News

Credit card customers of Lloyds Banking Group and Virgin Money will be unable to buy cryptocurrencies under new rules.