First-time investor

A guide to mini bonds

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 | Article

They are being touted as the next great investment opportunity. Mini bonds are the latest craze to hit the UK and have caused great excitement at a time when returns from traditional asset classes are pretty lacklustre.

What is the best way to invest £150,000 if I don't need it for a few years?

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 | Question and Answer

By putting the money in investment funds, it is possible that you'll generate a much better return than by putting it in cash.

The benefits of investing in your employer

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | Article

The opportunity to invest in your employer's shares tax-efficiently and at a discount makes Save As You Earn (SAYE) schemes particularly compelling.

FCA announces investigation into investment banking

Thursday, 19 February 2015 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to launch an investigation into the level of competition in the investment and corporate banking sector, the regulator has announced.

Where to invest in 2015: property

Thursday, 01 October 2015 | Article

In retrospect, if 2013 was the party, 2014 was something more akin to a hangover for UK investors.

Where to invest in 2015: bonds

Monday, 05 January 2015 | Article

In retrospect, if 2013 was the party, 2014 was something more akin to a hangover for UK investors.

Where to invest in 2015: equities

Monday, 05 January 2015 | Article

In retrospect, if 2013 was the party, 2014 was something more akin to a hangover for UK investors.

Five big surprises for 2015

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 | News

The price of oil halved during the final six months of 2014.

10 investment trends for 2015

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | Article

It's always interesting for investors to hear what they think the markets have in store for the following calendar year.

2015 will reward risk takers, says JPMorgan

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | News

Equities are likely to be the strongest performing asset class next year as global central banks continue to pursue growth and higher inflation, according to JPMorgan Asset Management.