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Nine of the best new investment trusts and ETFs
Funds

Nine of the best new investment trusts and ETFs

A lot of appealing investment trusts trusts and exchange-traded funds have emerged now that the market has calmed down. David Stevenson picks nine of …
26 Oct 2020
Is London’s office market a bargain?
Property

Is London’s office market a bargain?

Private-equity groups are swooping on London’s property companies, which are trading on steep discounts to net asset value.
23 Oct 2020
China’s V-shaped stockmarket bounce
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China stockmarkets

China’s V-shaped stockmarket bounce

China's economy contracted sharply in the first three months of 2020, but it has since staged a V-shaped comeback, with the CSI 300 index up more than…
23 Oct 2020
Quiz of the week, 17–23 October
Banksy's 'Show me the Monet'
Economy

Quiz of the week, 17–23 October

Test your recollection of the events of the week with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week.
23 Oct 2020
US election: stockmarkets don’t care who’s in the White House
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US stockmarkets

US election: stockmarkets don’t care who’s in the White House

The economic cycle and America's central bank have a much bigger effect on long-term stockmarket returns than whether Democrats or Republicans are in …
23 Oct 2020
Make money from the metals mining boom in Latin America
Industrial metals

Make money from the metals mining boom in Latin America

Covid-19 has hit Latin America harder than any other. But the continent's highly competitive mining sector looks poised to profit handsomely over the …
23 Oct 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
23 Oct 2020

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Wine of the week: an opinionated shiraz from the Clare Valley
Wine

Wine of the week: an opinionated shiraz from the Clare Valley

This inky and powerful Australian red comes with one of the most affordable price tags for a wine of this build-quality. 
23 Oct 2020
McLaren's 765LT is its spiciest model yet
Cars

McLaren's 765LT is its spiciest model yet

McLaren’s 765LT is a real wild ride, but it’s not too hot to handle. Nicole Garcia Merida reports.
23 Oct 2020
Forgotten wonders of the world
Travel and holidays

Forgotten wonders of the world

There is plenty to see away from the main tourist trail, says Chris Carter
23 Oct 2020
Houses for sale for around £1m
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £1m

From a contemporary property in the Clyne Castle Estate in Blackpill, Swansea, to a 16th-century house in Haworth, thought to have inspired Emily Bron…
23 Oct 2020
Can Pearson's new CEO turn the company around?
UK stockmarkets

Can Pearson's new CEO turn the company around?

Pearson, the educational publishing group, endured seven profit warnings in seven years under its previous boss. Can new CEO Andy Bird steady the ship…
22 Oct 2020
UK post-Covid recovery stocks: these 20 companies could be set to rocket
Share tips

UK post-Covid recovery stocks: these 20 companies could be set to rocket

Finding stocks with the potential to rise tenfold or even further is far easier said than done. But the pandemic has produced the most promising backd…
22 Oct 2020
In UK stocks, the market has chucked us a bone – we should grab it
Economy

In UK stocks, the market has chucked us a bone – we should grab it

UK stocks are trading at their biggest discount to global equities in 40 years. You should probably be looking to buy, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
22 Oct 2020
Why commodities could be the best investment for 2021
Commodities

Why commodities could be the best investment for 2021

There’s plenty for investors to worry about right now. But things will inevitably recover. And the sector most likely to do best when they do, says Jo…
22 Oct 2020
MoneyWeek’s 20th anniversary is coming – help us celebrate!
MoneyWeek's 20th anniversary

MoneyWeek’s 20th anniversary is coming – help us celebrate!

In our 20th anniversary issue (out on 6 November), we will be asking: "What might change in the next 20 years?" And we want to hear from you.
22 Oct 2020
22 October 1962: Start of the Cuban missile crisis
This day in history

22 October 1962: Start of the Cuban missile crisis

On this day in 1962, the Kennedy administration issued its famous ultimatum – either the USSR removes its nuclear weapons from Cuba, or else.
22 Oct 2020
22 October 1907: JP Morgan rescues Wall Street
This day in history

22 October 1907: JP Morgan rescues Wall Street

In response to a bank run that threatened the US banking system, JP Morgan and his cabal of bankers organised a relief effort on this day in 1907.
22 Oct 2020
Buying bitcoin could be the best way to play the remote working boom
Bitcoin

Buying bitcoin could be the best way to play the remote working boom

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the move to home working, flexible employment practices and the rise of the “digital nomad”. One of the best …
21 Oct 2020
Great frauds in history: the Independent West Middlesex Fire and Life Assurance Company's early Ponzi scheme
Investment strategy

Great frauds in history: the Independent West Middlesex Fire and Life Assurance Company's early Ponzi scheme

The Independent West Middlesex Fire and Life Assurance Company (IWM) offered annuities and life insurance policies at rates that proved too good to be…
21 Oct 2020
21 October 1520: Magellan finds the path to the Pacific
This day in history

21 October 1520: Magellan finds the path to the Pacific

On this day in 1520, a fleet of five ships, led by Ferdinand Magellan in search of a passage to the Pacific, first entered the waterway that now bears…
21 Oct 2020
I wish I knew what negative interest rates were, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what negative interest rates were, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

There’s been a lot of talk from the Bank of England recently about introducing “negative interest rates”. So what on earth are they, and what would th…
20 Oct 2020