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New Year, new investment plan?

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

China’s see-sawing stock market has dominated the first week of the year.  Many investors will be worried that the shock waves that China has sent through global stock markets make an inauspicious start to 2016. 

How to invest in 2017: the basics

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 | Article

A new year can mean a new you - if you’ve not looked into it already, why not become an investor?

Investment Co. Briefing: Smaller companies offer opportunities, as well as risks

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 | Article

They might still be struggling to achieve a presence for their products; they might face huge expansion costs; and they might not be generating enough revenue to survive longer-term.

Fund and investment tips for 2016

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 | Article

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Invest for success in 2016

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 | Article

Will 2016 be the year you finally get around to putting money into stocks and shares? Alternatively, perhaps you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to whip your existing portfolio into shape.

Henderson's Alex Crooke on the outlook for 2016

Friday, 04 March 2016 | TV /Video


Should you invest in China?

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 | Article

This is why the effects of the Chinese stockmarket’s severe correction in the summer, which was triggered by investors’ concerns over slowing growth, was felt across the world and wiped hundreds of billions off global...

Can you still make money from day trading?

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 | Article

Day trading is one of the riskiest ways of putting money into assets such as shares, commodities and foreign currency.

If I take a lump sum from my pension, where can I invest £35,000 of it?

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Question and Answer

The first question I would ask is whether it is sensible to take £70,000 from your pension savings.

Retirement income: mixed-asset versus target-date funds

Monday, 17 August 2015 | Article

Retirees who would previously have been shoehorned into a poorly paying annuity or coaxed into a rigid drawdown schedule can now do as they see fit with their pension pots - they can take the whole lot out in cash if they...