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Japan is overlooked and mispriced – here's how to buy in

A new investment trust, the AVI Japan Opportunity Trust, focuses on neglected bargains in Japan’s small-cap sector.

How do you profit from market bubbles? Invest in “anti-bubbles”

The only real way to profit from market bubbles is to avoid them and invest in “anti-bubbles” instead. John Stepek explains what an anti-bubble is, and picks some of the most promising.

Three bargain stocks for a post-Brexit Britain

Stock valuations have been depressed since the EU referendum – but there will be long-term winners once the Brexit fog lifts, says professional investor Guy Anderson. Here, he picks picks three bargain stocks.

What does China’s slowdown mean for the global economy?

China’s economy is growing at its slowest rate since 1992, when it started reporting its GDP performance. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the latest figures and explains what it all means for you.

Sanjeev Gupta: the Indian visionary eyeing up British Steel

The government is seeking a buyer for the UK’s second-largest steelmaker. Sanjeev Gupta, an Indian-born tycoon with form as a saviour of troubled firms, is circling – but can he find the cash? 

Mark Mobius: “I love gold”

Mark Mobius, perhaps the best-known emerging markets investor in the world, reckons that gold should form at least 10% of any investor’s portfolio. And now is a good time to buy.

The City must move on from Europe

The City thrived as the EU’s finance hub. But now new opportunities look more promising, says Matthew Lynn.

CITR: how you can do well by doing good

Ignore corporate virtue-signalling. The CITR is a more practical and tax-efficient way for investors with a social conscience to help struggling communities, says David Stevenson.

When to top up your national insurance to boost your state pension

If your national insurance contributions fall short of getting you a full state pension, you can make voluntary top-up contributions.

No end to final-salary pension transfer scandal

Financial advisers are continuing to suggest that clients transfer out of generous final-salary pension schemes despite repeated warnings from regulators that this is the wrong option for most people.

Boris Johnson and the sugar tax

Our probable new prime minister wants to scrap the levy on sugary drinks introduced by some of his predecessors. Would that be a good move?

The charts that matter: the Fed gives the market the green light

This week, the Federal Reserve reassured investors that an interest rate cut is coming. John Stepek looks at how that has affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.

Houses with tennis courts

Houses with tennis courts – from a 16th-century house with a floodlit court in Cheshire, to a New England style property on the eastern shore of Abaco in the Bahamas.                

What's behind the decline of the public company?

Between 1980 and 2000 around 310 companies went public every year in the US; this year there will be just 230, while the number of stocks being traded in the US fell by half between 1996 and 2016.

Currency Corner: what will it take for sterling to turn around?

Sterling has had a woeful couple of years. But it’s not going anywhere until Brexit is resolved one way or another, says Dominic Frisby.

Good news: UK house prices are stuck in the doldrums

UK house prices are set to tread water while incomes rise, making property more affordable, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Lend to Germany at 0%? We’ve seen even stranger things in the bond market

If you want to lend money to the German government, you won’t be getting any interest. In fact, you may have to pay. John Stepek explains what’s going on in the upside-down bond market.

Ancient art sparks controversy

Who has the right to own art treasures that were originally pillaged? Chris Carter reports.

A perfect sauvignon blanc

2017 Blanc Fumé de Pouilly
The cosmic balance and inescapable magic of this sauvignon blanc made it a perfect 20/20 in my tasting notes, says Matthew Jukes.

Three new cruise adventures

From a trip into the Australian wilderness to snorkelling alongside dolphins in the seas off Mexico, three unusual cruises.

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