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Best savings accounts – February 2023
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Savings

Best savings accounts – February 2023

Interest rates on cash savings are making a comeback. We look at the best savings accounts on the market now
6 Feb 2023
When will interest rates go up?
The Bank of England
UK Economy

When will interest rates go up?

Interest rates are now at 4%, and they could rise further in the months ahead.
3 Feb 2023
The best offers for switching banks – get up to £200 free cash
Personal finance

The best offers for switching banks – get up to £200 free cash

Looking to move bank accounts? You can now bag as much as £200 for switching current accounts.
31 Jan 2023
Which house-price index is the best?
Crescent of terraced houses
Property

Which house-price index is the best?

Britain is obsessed with house prices, and we have at least four house-price indices to choose from to measure the rate of increase in the value of ou…
27 Jan 2023
What makes up the price of a litre of petrol?
Petrol station
Budget

What makes up the price of a litre of petrol?

The cost of filling the average car with fuel is falling. Here’s what makes up the price of a litre of petrol.
10 Jan 2023
Invest in space: the final frontier for investors
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Invest in space: the final frontier for investors

Matthew Partridge takes a look at how to invest in space, and explores the top stocks to buy to build exposure to this rapidly expanding sector.
16 Dec 2022
The best credit cards for cashback – December 2022
Personal finance

The best credit cards for cashback – December 2022

If you’re looking for a credit card that gives you cash back on your spending, here are the best deals around at the moment.
14 Dec 2022
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The best places to live in the UK – and how much they will cost you
House prices

The best places to live in the UK – and how much they will cost you

Thinking of moving? Here are the best places to live in the UK and how much they will cost if you are buying.
2 Dec 2022
What is inflation and how will it affect you?
Inflation

What is inflation and how will it affect you?

There has been much talk of inflation recently. But what exactly is it and what does it mean for our money?
16 Nov 2022
Invest in Brazil as the country gets set for growth
Emerging markets

Invest in Brazil as the country gets set for growth

It’s time to invest in Brazil as the economic powerhouse looks set to profit from the two key trends of the next 20 years: the global energy transitio…
3 Nov 2022
5 of the world’s best stocks
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5 of the world’s best stocks

Here are five of the world’s best stocks according to Rupert Hargreaves. He believes all of these businesses have unique advantages that will help the…
2 Nov 2022
Should you fix your mortgage? Here are the best rates available now
Mortgages

Should you fix your mortgage? Here are the best rates available now

Two-year mortgage rates have hit a 14-year high, and are likely to keep climbing as interest rates rise. Could fixing your mortgage now protect you fr…
20 Oct 2022
Profile of Kwasi Kwarteng, the leading light of the Tory right
People

Profile of Kwasi Kwarteng, the leading light of the Tory right

Kwasi Kwarteng, who studied 17th-century currency policy for his doctoral thesis, has always had a keen interest in economic crises. Now he is in one …
10 Oct 2022
LDI: the “doom loop” in the bond market
Government bonds

LDI: the “doom loop” in the bond market

LDI – an investment strategy used by defined-benefit pension funds – was at the centre of last week’s panic in gilts. What exactly happened, and how w…
7 Oct 2022
Yvon Chouinard: The billionaire “dirtbag” who's giving it all away
People

Yvon Chouinard: The billionaire “dirtbag” who's giving it all away

Outdoor-equipment retailer Yvon Chouinard is the latest in a line of rich benefactors to shun personal aggrandisement in favour of worthy causes.
6 Oct 2022
Mini-Budget: will Kwasi Kwarteng’s gamble on growth work?
Budget

Mini-Budget: will Kwasi Kwarteng’s gamble on growth work?

The government has launched the biggest dash for growth in 50 years, relaunching an approach known as supply-side economics. What is the plan – and wi…
30 Sep 2022
The best British tech stocks from a thriving sector
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The best British tech stocks from a thriving sector

Move over, Silicon Valley. Over the past two decades the UK has become one of the main global hubs for tech start-ups. Matthew Partridge explains why,…
29 Sep 2022
The best student bank accounts
Personal finance

The best student bank accounts

As we approach the start of an academic year, Ruth Jackson-Kirby rounds up what you should look for when choosing a student bank account and outlines …
27 Sep 2022
Johann Rupert: the Warren Buffett of luxury goods
People

Johann Rupert: the Warren Buffett of luxury goods

Johann Rupert, the presiding boss of Swiss luxury group Richemont, has seen off a challenge to his authority by a hedge fund. But his trials are not o…
26 Sep 2022
How much is King Charles III worth?
UK Economy

How much is King Charles III worth?

What will King Charles III inherit from the late Queen? Will he have to pay inheritance tax? And how large is his personal fortune and estate?
23 Sep 2022
Could gold be the basis for a new global currency?
Gold

Could gold be the basis for a new global currency?

Gold has always been the most reliable form of money. Now collaboration between China and Russia could lead to a new gold-backed means of exchange – g…
22 Sep 2022
Profile: the fall of Alvin Chau, Macau’s junket king
People

Profile: the fall of Alvin Chau, Macau’s junket king

Alvin Chau made a fortune catering for Chinese gamblers as the authorities turned a blind eye. Now he’s on trial for illegal cross-border gambling, fr…
20 Sep 2022