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Markets: FTSE 100 creeps back up

The FTSE 100 rose slightly yesterday, up 0.2% to close at 6,724.

How to keep this bull run going

Despite there being so many global problems, don’t discount this stockmarket rally becoming the longest ever, says Matthew Lynn.

Dividends get Brexit boost

Thanks to sterling’s post-referendum slump, dividends paid in dollars or euros will be worth more to British investors.

Turkey: a no-fly zone for investors

Turkey’s equity market and the Turkish lira, which had fallen sharply in the wake of the country’s failed coup, have recovered some of their lost ground. But the gains may not last: there is still a great deal to worry about.

The depressing truth about making money in today’s markets

Want to make money in the markets? You could do it the hard way. Or you could find a market that’s been warped by central banks’ endless streams of cash.

US stocks: the “least dirty shirt” on the line

America’s S&P 500 index, which sets the tone for world markets, has risen to a record high above 2,160.

Chart of the week: electric cars move into the fast lane

Almost 50,000 electric and hybrid cars were sold in the UK in the first six months of 2016, with one in every 30 cars now electric or hybrid. At this rate, sales will eclipse those of petrol and diesel cars by 2027.

Markets: FTSE 100 slips back

The FTSE 100 slipped back yesterday, falling 0.4% to close at 6,699.

Markets: financial stocks drive FTSE 100 higher

The FTSE 100 carried on rising yesterday, adding a further 0.5% to close at 6,728.

Markets: FTSE 100 flat

The FTSE 100 was virtually unchanged yesterday, adding just two points to close at 6,697.

The moral panic over Pokémon Go heralds a breakthrough technology

Nintendo’s Pokémon Go smartphone game has propelled “augmented reality” firmly into the mainstream. John Stepek looks at what it is, and how you could profit from it.

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