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Chart of the week: China’s expanding middle-class muscle

Between 2006 and 2016, average incomes in China more than tripled from about $3,000 to $10,000 per year.

Japanese equities remain compelling for investors

This year has not been kind to Japanese equities. But this looks wrong-headed given the encouraging backdrop.

Argentina’s economic flames won’t spread

With a recession looming, markets have started to worry that Argentina could have trouble meeting its financing needs. But this is a squall, not a storm.

SMEs refuse to let RBS off the hook

Royal Bank of Scotland could face new action over its treatment of small businesses during the financial crisis, despite the closure last month of an official inquiry into the scandal.

Shelter your business from forex storms

Currency volatility is an increasing headache for small-business owners. But there are steps you can take to combat currency fluctuations.

Properties for sale with dovecotes

From a Grade II-listed manor with views over the Dee estuary to a Hampshire farmhouse with medieval origins, eight of the best properties for sale with dovecotes.

Book in the news: masterly biography of an economic adventurer

Book review: John Law, A Scottish Adventurer of the Eighteenth Century
An elegantly written biography of the colourful Scottish gambler, financier and early economist.

A jolly Fiat to take to the beach

The new Fiat 500 drop-top has an ineffable sense of style.

A mind-blowing, fine-value red

2017 I Muri Primitivo
This might be one of the finest-value red wines of the year, says Matthew Jukes.

If you'd invested in: GVC and Pets At Home

Betting firm GVC has been boosted by the US’s removal on its sports gambling ban, while Pets at Home has seen profits dive.

Book of the week: The Billionaire Raj

Book review: The Billionaire Raj, A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age
A well-written, readable, balanced and objective guide to the evolving Indian economy.

A gripping tale of deceit, delusion and megalomania

Book review: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
Books on corporate scandals can be very dull, but this is a real-life thriller.

HMO landlords: prepare for new rules

The government is cracking down on overcrowded house shares. If you’re an HMO landlord, make sure you’re up to date.

Where to catch the falling leaves this autumn

Chris Carter tips the best places to go to enjoy the changing seasons, from Europe to Japan.

Three Korean stocks that know the value of payouts

South Korean stocks have a history of low dividend payouts. But things are slowly changing, says professional investor Ian Hargreaves. Here, he picks three shareholder-friendly firms to buy now.

Satyajit Das: textbook recipe for an emerging-market crisis

The current turbulence of emerging markets should not come as a surprise to anyone, says Satyajit Das.

Why IPOs are best avoided

In an IPO (initial public offering), the odds are stacked against you. The seller has more knowledge than you do. So why bother?

Betting on politics: US mid-term election markets are increasing

The number of markets available to bet on the outcome of the US mid-term elections is increasing, but liquidity remains a problem.

Venture-capital trusts – buy at your peril

High-profile venture-capital successes tempt ordinary investors, but be careful, says Max King.

Divorcees miss out on pension benefits

Fewer than one in five divorces where a financial award is made include provisions for pension sharing, says the Ministry of Justice.

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