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	Birmingham Midshires launches 3 new best-buy savings rates
Birmingham Midshires launches 3 new best-buy savings rates

Birmingham Midshires -part of the Lloyds Banking group - has launched a new best-buy easy access savings account paying 1.35 per cent, and two new top-paying fixed rate bonds.

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	Do new investment trust KID factsheets help, or mislead?
Do new investment trust KID factsheets help, or mislead?

New investment trust factsheets giving potential return figures in favourable and adverse markets have provoked criticism. Providers and experts say buoyant markets have skewed the data.

6 hours ago


	FTSE LIVE: London stocks wobble at the open; Investment platforms like Nutmeg face watchdog action 
FTSE LIVE: London stocks wobble at the open; Investment platforms like Nutmeg face watchdog action 

The financial watchdog is proposing a shake-up of the £500bn investment platform market, which could impact the way firms such as Hargreaves Lansdown operate.

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	More than 332m people expected to watch programmes via online streaming service Netflix this year
More than 332m people expected to watch programmes via online streaming service Netflix this year

The US tech giant is set to announce its second-quarter results, with Wall Street analysts predicting it will have added more than 6m subscribers during the three months.

7 hours ago

 Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows
Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions

7 hours ago


	Rightmove: Sellers must price realistically to get properties sold this summer
Rightmove: Sellers must price realistically to get properties sold this summer

Property listing website Rightmove said a wave of fresh homes coming to market is helping to push asking prices down.

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	What's the secret to early retirement? Ditch your 'default' work pension
What's the secret to early retirement? Ditch your 'default' work pension

The average return from typical 'default' pension funds is trounced by the performance of 10 actively managed funds popular with workers who choose their own investments, new research shows.

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Steve Young’s private equity firm accused of covering up fraud
Steve Young’s private equity firm accused of covering up fraud

NFL great Steve Young is feeling the heat — and this time, it’s not from a 300-pound defensive lineman. The private equity firm the Hall of Fame quarterback co-founded in 2007 — eight years after he retired — stands accused of covering up a massive fraud at one of its companies. The PE firm, HGGC...

9 hours ago

 Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows
Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions

9 hours ago

 EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order
EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

European Council President Tusk urges Trump, Putin, China to unite in avoiding trade wars, preventing conflict and chaos

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