Keep calm and carry on making profit during coronavirus

From crippling businesses to sending us stir-crazy, lockdowns already have a lot to answer for. But there’s another charge to lay at their door: they could be making us worse investors. The best investment decisions are made when we’re cool and collected and able to follow a strategy. Yet the …

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TONY HETHERINGTON: I paid for a flight I couldn’t use

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday’s ace investigator, fighting readers corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those who have been left out-of-pocket. Find out how to contact him below.  K.M. writes: Last January, we booked our family holiday to France, with an …

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ME AND MY MONEY: Big Brother star invests in property

Handy: TV presenter Craig Phillips Former bricklayer Craig Phillips made hundreds of thousands of pounds as the first ever winner of TV’s Big Brother 20 years ago, but says his best money making venture has been to invest in buy-to-let property.  The 49-year-old spoke to DONNA FERGUSON from his home …

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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Lloyds shows cash CAN survive

Our longstanding campaign to keep cash on the high street has not been lost in all the coronavirus fog. Far from it.  Although the Government has already promised to legislate to preserve access to cash, it seems that some organisations are prepared to act now to give a cash lifeline …

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Royal Albert Hall set for £20m lifeline from Government

Blow: The Royal Albert Hall had to cancel performances of The Nutcracker The iconic Royal Albert Hall is on the verge of securing a £20million lifeline from the Government after having to cancel its first show with an audience since closing its doors due to the pandemic.  The London concert …

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Barclays plotting to rival Hargreaves Lansdown

Barclays is plotting to ramp up its investor platform to create a rival to Hargreaves Lansdown.  Finance boss Tushar Morzaria has said Barclays plans to grow its DIY platform Smart Investor to lure customers of the FTSE100 giant built by Peter Hargreaves and Stephen Lansdown.  Expansion: Finance boss Tushar Morzaria …

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City grandee Martin Gilbert reveals bold plans for Revolut

Focus: Martin Gilbert wants the app to have a full banking licence City grandee Martin Gilbert has played golf with top professionals including Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson over the years. But one playing companion stands out – and not for his touch around the green. His name is Donald …

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The investment arm of insurer Legal & General is one of the world’s leading proponents of index fund management – running funds that track a specific stock market index such as the FTSE100 or FTSE All Share.  As its success has grown, L&G Investment Management has become more adventurous and …

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