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Foxtons continues to struggle

Foxtons, the estate agent, is having a terrible time of it – investors should steer clear.

China trade war? No worries

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Mike Kerley, fund manager for Henderson Far East Income, gives an update on the fund’s portfolio activity and explains why China’s trade war poses little threat.

India: set to join the global top three

Victory in India’s elections for Narendra Modi’s BJP sent the main BSE Sensex Index surging to a record high.

Bond yields are back at record lows – why are investors so scared?

Government bond yields have slumped to their lowest level ever as investors flee to the safety of sovereign debt. John Stepek explains what’s got everyone so worried.

Markets are running on hope

Commodities markets have been one of the most notable casualties of the deterioration in trans-Pacific relations, while stockmarket losses have so far been modest.

Currency Corner: what’s next for the Canadian dollar?

The Canadian dollar – or loonie – is a “commodity” currency. At the peak of the commodities supercycle it was king. But it’s been sliding for years. Dominic Frisby looks at where it might go next.

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.

Silicon Valley upgrades the Porsche 911

Vonnen’s electric motor packs the classic Porsche 911 with even more punch.

Collectables: Art’s frothy period

Paintings are going for record amounts, but is art in a bubble? Chris Carter reports

Going large in New Zealand's South Island

Chris Carter enjoys the slower pace of life in New Zealand’s South Island.

Houses for £600,000

This week: houses for around £600,000 – from a Georgian town house in Suffolk, to a late 17th-century house overlooking the Sound of Arisaig in Scotland.

A uniquely delicious Aussie shiraz

Made by one of the most sought-after wineries in Australia, this is a succulent, sensual shiraz, says Matthew Jukes.

The pound’s wild week

The pound hit four-month lows against the dollar last week amid another bout of political turbulence at Westminster.

Niki Lauda: racing hero and serial entrepreneur

Niki Lauda was a legend in Formula One racing and a pretty formidable dealmaker and entrepreneur, too. His life is a testimony to the power of the will and of single-mindedness. Jane Lewis reports.

Fiat Chrysler and Renault: a motoring mega-merger

A proposed merger between car giants Fiat Chrysler and Renault could be good news for both companies. Alex Rankine reports.

Reasons to be cheerful about Britain's economy

For all the noise about Brexit, Britain’s economy is very resilient, with good GDP growth; unemployment at its lowest for 44 years; and retail sales up more than 5% year-on-year.

Running out of human workers? Better buy robots

Record high employment means that businesses are turning to automation – Merryn Somerset Webb asks Walter Price of the Allianz Technology Trust about the best ways to invest.

How to insulate your wealth from a Corbyn government

The European Parliamentary elections and PM Theresa May’s resignation have opened up a path to power for a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn, and he’s not exactly investor-friendly, says John Stepek.

Italy’s debt is in the news again. You can ignore it – but only for now

Italy’s debt is sitting at 132% of GDP. And it’s looking to spend more. That’s not a problem for investors right now, says John Stepek. But there is another potential flashpoint on the horizon.

What will it take for us to value real stuff again?

The intangible economy has ballooned in recent decades and today it looks all but unassailable. Dominic Frisby looks at what could bring it back down to earth.

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