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National Insurance increase will be reversed in November, says chancellor
National Insurance

National Insurance increase will be reversed in November, says chancellor

The UK government has ditched the 1.25 percentage-point National Insurance rise, which will see workers pocket more pay and reduce tax for UK business…
22 Sep 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast: you may not make any money this year – so just try not to lose any
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: you may not make any money this year – so just try not to lose any

In her final MoneyWeek Podcast, Merryn talks to James Ferguson, founder of the MacroStrategy Partnership, about why high inflation and rising interest…
22 Sep 2022
Interest rates rise to their highest in 14 years – here’s what it means for you
UK Economy

Interest rates rise to their highest in 14 years – here’s what it means for you

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by 0.5 percentage points to 2.25%, the highest level since December 2008. Saloni Sardana explains what i…
22 Sep 2022
What we know and what to expect from Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-Budget
Budget

What we know and what to expect from Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-Budget

New chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is to deliver a “mini-Budget”. Nicole García Mérida explains what we can expect to see.
22 Sep 2022
Why it’s right to scrap the bankers’ bonus cap
UK Economy

Why it’s right to scrap the bankers’ bonus cap

Scrapping the bankers’ bonus cap will annoy Brussels, says Matthew Lynn. And while we’re at it, he says, we may as well get rid of a load of other EU …
22 Sep 2022
Paypal, bitcoin, and the weaponisation of money
Bitcoin & crypto

Paypal, bitcoin, and the weaponisation of money

Recent events have shown how both business and governments can “weaponise” money and shut down dissent. What to do? Buy bitcoin, says Dominic Frisby.
22 Sep 2022
Momentum investing – and why price matters more than anything else
Investment strategy

Momentum investing – and why price matters more than anything else

The recent fashion for momentum investing, with investors piling into expensive growth stocks, is nothing new, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And the dang…
21 Sep 2022
Commodity prices are taking a breather
Commodities

Commodity prices are taking a breather

Commodity prices have fallen back after spiking early in the year. Iron ore is down 36% from its March peak, while copper has lost 20% since 1 January…
21 Sep 2022
Seoul attempts to close the “Korea discount” for stocks
Emerging markets

Seoul attempts to close the “Korea discount” for stocks

South Korean stocks suffer from the “Korea discount” – with the country still classified as an emerging market, investors are reluctant to pay a premi…
21 Sep 2022
A forgotten lesson on the dangers of energy price caps
UK Economy

A forgotten lesson on the dangers of energy price caps

Liz Truss’s proposed energy price cap is an ambitious gamble. But a similar programme in Spain ended up being a fiasco, say Max King and Tom Murley. H…
21 Sep 2022
Six mistakes to avoid when starting a business
Small business

Six mistakes to avoid when starting a business

Around 60% of new businesses fail within three years, says David Prosser. Here, he outlines six key pitfalls to avoid when starting a business.
21 Sep 2022
The best renewable energy funds to buy now
Renewables

The best renewable energy funds to buy now

The renewable energy industry continues to offer both growth and income, says Max King. Here are the best funds to buy now.
20 Sep 2022
Profile: the fall of Alvin Chau, Macau’s junket king
People

Profile: the fall of Alvin Chau, Macau’s junket king

Alvin Chau made a fortune catering for Chinese gamblers as the authorities turned a blind eye. Now he’s on trial for illegal cross-border gambling, fr…
20 Sep 2022
Why venture capitalists should stop hero-worshipping celebrities
Stocks and shares

Why venture capitalists should stop hero-worshipping celebrities

Venture capitalists get all star struck when the celebrities turn up. But, while backing superstars may be attractive, it will not be good for profits…
17 Sep 2022
Lloyds Bank shares could see an interest-rate windfall
Bank stocks

Lloyds Bank shares could see an interest-rate windfall

Interest rates are heading higher, which could be good news for Lloyds Bank shares as profits are set to grow.
16 Sep 2022
London house prices could fall by 12%
House prices

London house prices could fall by 12%

London house prices will lead UK property values lower over the next two years as mortgage rates continue to climb.
16 Sep 2022
A green investment trust to buy
Investment trusts

A green investment trust to buy

Impax Environmental, a successful investment trust, offers a compelling way to profit from solving environmental problems, says Max King.
16 Sep 2022
Inflation may be slipping but there is still plenty of misery ahead
UK Economy

Inflation may be slipping but there is still plenty of misery ahead

Inflation may be a little lower than last month as the prices of petrol and diesel fall back, but it remains structural and long-term, says Merryn Som…
16 Sep 2022
How to identify quality stocks
Investment strategy

How to identify quality stocks

Strong businesses are the best way to cope better with a world of uncertainty and high inflation
16 Sep 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Part 2 of The Butcher, the Brewer, the Baker & Merryn Somerset Webb
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Part 2 of The Butcher, the Brewer, the Baker & Merryn Somerset Webb

In this week’s show, Merryn is joined by James Ferguson, founder of Macro Strategy Partners; Russell Napier, economic historian, author and keeper of …
16 Sep 2022
How to invest in silver, the precious metal set to shine again
Silver and other precious metals

How to invest in silver, the precious metal set to shine again

The price of silver – both a precious and industrial metal – has plunged in recent months. Yet it still has huge potential, says David J Stevenson. He…
15 Sep 2022
Share tips of the week – 16 September
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 16 September

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
15 Sep 2022
What the interest rate rise means for your mortgage
Mortgages

What the interest rate rise means for your mortgage

As mortgage interest rates rise, extending home loans is starting to become eye-wateringly expensive. Ruth Jackson-Kirby explains what you can do abou…
15 Sep 2022
A cheap and cheerful pub chain to buy now
Share tips

A cheap and cheerful pub chain to buy now

JD Wetherspoon’s shares have slumped this year. Yet a recovery is now in sight, says David J Stevenson.
15 Sep 2022