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Tim Bennett


Tim graduated with a history degree from Cambridge University in 1989 and, after a year of travelling, joined the financial services firm Ernst and Young in 1990, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1994.

He then moved into financial markets training, designing and running a variety of courses at graduate level and beyond for a range of organisations including the Securities and Investment Institute and UBS. He joined MoneyWeek in 2007.

Articles written by Tim Bennett

What are the share matching rules?

What are the share matching rules?

When it comes to selling shares, special tax rules apply that can trip up an unwary investor. Tim Bennett introduces HMRC’s share matching rules in this final video in the capital gains tax series.

Video tutorial: How capital gains tax works

How capital gains tax works

Before you sell an investment, you need to think about the tax on any profits you make. In this video, Tim Bennett introduces capital gains tax.

Video tutorial: What is private equity?

What is private equity?

Firms seeking new capital will often turn to private equity to get it. Tim Bennett explains why, and also why the industry has taken such a battering in recent years.

25/07/2013 18/07/2013 17/07/2013 15/07/2013
Video tutorial: who are the bond vigilantes?

Who are the bond vigilantes?

A group of shadowy investors called the ‘bond vigilantes’ is said to be stalking central banks, ready to pull the plug on bond prices at any moment. Here, Tim Bennett explains why in reality they are a bit of a myth.


A great new source of stocks for your Isa

From this autumn, you’ll be able to tuck away shares quoted on London’s small-cap market in your Individual Savings Account (Isa). That’s great news, says Tim Bennett, albeit with one big caveat.

09/07/2013 05/07/2013
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