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Neil Woodford

Neil Woodford, fund managers, and the systemic risk to the financial system

The consequences from the Neil Woodford debacle aren't limited to his fund's investors. He and his ilk could pose a systemic risk to the financial sys…
27 Jun 2019

Peter Hargreaves: an upset for the world’s happiest billionaire

Peter Hargreaves created a FTSE 100 company from scratch without borrowing or acquisition – and without scandal – at least until the Woodford one blew…
24 Jun 2019
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After the Woodford fallout, is it time to buy Hargreaves Lansdown and Patient Capital?

Two of the biggest casualties from Neil Woodford’s fall from grace are his investment trust - Woodford Patient Capital - and broker Hargreaves Lansdow…
11 Jun 2019
Neil Woodford

What Neil Woodford’s woes mean for your money

With the suspension of dealing in Neil Woodford's Equity Income fund, John Stepek looks at where it all went wrong for the “star” fund manager, and wh…
4 Jun 2019

Hargreaves Lansdown’s one-stop savings shop

Should you sign up to Active Savings, Hargreaves Lansdown’s new product aimed at “time-poor” savers?
7 May 2019
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If you'd invested in: Hargreaves Lansdown and Alfa Financial Software

Hargreaves Lansdown, the UK’s biggest investment platform, has seen profits rise, while Alfa Financial Software has suffered two profit warnings and s…
28 Sep 2018
Stock markets

Investment platforms are great, but they need to up their game

Investment platforms have opened up investing for many people. But their pricing structures are obscure and switching between them is expensive and sl…
23 Jul 2018
Investment strategy

If your broker goes bust, you may have to pay to get your shares back

Some customers of bust broker Beaufort Securities could suffer unexpected losses as their accounts may be plundered to pay huge administrators' fees.
18 May 2018

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Stock markets

FTSE 100 v FTSE 250: why have they diverged by so much?

Kam Patel examines the reasons behind the heavy parting of ways between the FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250, and asks where they might be heading next.
28 Feb 2015
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‘Don’t buy our sector’ says Aberdeen boss – but he’s wrong

The chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management believes fund managers’ share prices are too high. But there are some good stocks in the sector, says…
11 Aug 2014
Stock markets

Hargreaves Lansdown share price jumps as annuity companies slide

The Budget announcement on annuities has triggered some major share price carnage. Ed Bowsher looks at the winners and losers.
19 Mar 2014
Personal finance

If you think Hargreaves Lansdown is too expensive, threaten to leave

Fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown has adopted the mobile phone companies' favourite tactic.
19 Feb 2014

What the Hargreaves Lansdown price cuts mean for you

Fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown has launched a new pricing structure. Ed Bowsher explains what it means for investors.
15 Jan 2014
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Company in the news: Hargreaves Lansdown

Investment firm Hargreaves Lansdown has delivered another great set of results. But are the shares good value, asks Phil Oakley.
13 Sep 2013