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Chart of the week: Australia, the wonder down under

Australia has enjoyed around 27 years of uninterrupted growth – a record for a developed country. But how much longer can the “wonder down under” last?

Plenty of reasons to be optimistic

Despite all the doom and gloom, there really is plenty to be optimistic about right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Three alternative-finance platforms making waves

Funding Circle’s disappointing debut doesn’t mean all alternative lending platforms are overhyped. David C Stevenson highlights three of the sector’s wide range of operators.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

Rare Islamic dish fetches £5m

The estimated value of £500,000 was quickly passed at Sotheby’s for this fine example of Islamic art.

A premium infrastructure fund

It’s been a choppy year for infrastructure investors, but much of the worry is overdone, says Max King.

Heathrow take-off stalls

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow were finally approved earlier this year. But how will it all be paid for? Marina Gerner reports.

Betting on politics: US mid-term election results

Matthew Partridge reviews his performance betting on the US mid-term elections – with mixed results.

Three adventurous skiing trips

A helicopter lodge in Sweden, a ghost town in Georgia and an Arctic cruise. 

Properties for sale with minstrels' galleries

From a 16th-century village house in Widdington, Essex, to a medieval manor house in Fardel, near Dartmoor, eight of the best properties for sale with minstrels’ galleries.

Amazing grace

2016 Mâcon-Chardonnay
The fruit, oak and acidity of this wine are in delightful harmony – discreetly rich while retaining a clean, crisp finish.

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan: the most luxurious SUV money can buy

Rolls-Royce has made no compromises on the Cullinan, its superb 4×4 offering. 

Budget: the devil in the detail

The drier aspects of the Budget don’t make the headlines, but can have a big impact on your money, says Ruth Jackson.

Europe: offering a “decent bet” for next year

Around $50bn worth of equity investment has flowed out of the eurozone since January. But sellers have been harsh and Europe may offer a decent bet for 2019.

Curtain up at Cineworld

Cineworld, the cinema chain, has shrugged off sector weakness and has room to grow, says Matthew Partridge.

Pensions to branch out

Investors may soon be able to invest in young and growing businesses in their pensions, says David Prosser.

What The Sting teaches you about investment scams

Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from The Sting, a 1973 film inspired by real-life swindlers.

Some rare good news for landlords

Two property-related changes you might have missed in last week’s Budget, along with a rare good-news story for landlords.

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: duty-free king with the Midas touch

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha made his fortune in Thailand before buying Leicester City for a song. He then helped the club overcome odds of 5,000-1 to win the Premier League.

Why Japan is now even better value

We have considered Japan to be a bargain for some time. But having suffered some of the steepest declines of all major equity markets in the past few weeks, it is now even more appealing.

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