Short-selling isn’t without its critics, but it does serve an important purpose. Cris Sholto Heaton explains how it works.
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Does it make sense to hedge your currency exposure, or is it likely to result in lower returns? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
Deflation isn’t automatically bad for markets, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Rather, it all depends how much prices are falling and why it’s happening.
Top-down and bottom-up investing are two approaches to buying stocks. So, what’s the difference and which is better? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
A recent study has looked into which industries do better over the long term. The results, says Cris Sholto Heaton, are interesting.
Keeping your investment costs down can make all the difference to the performance of your portfolio. Cris Sholto Heaton explains.
The past year has been a much bigger and better one for individual savings accounts (Isas) than anybody expected this time last year.
An Individual Savings Account (Isa) is a tax-efficient wrapper for your savings and investments. You can fill it with investments such as funds, stocks or bonds – or just leave it in cash. Here, we introduce you to the basics of investing in Isas.
Charges for funds Isas vary greatly, so choosing the best broker for you takes research. Here, we aim to help you narrow down the types of brokers likely to suit you.
It’s important to get the best deal you can on your cash Isa – the best accounts are significantly higher than the worst ones. Here are five of the best cash Isas.