Ben Arnold

(Schroders)

I am an investment writer at Schroders. I cover investing and markets. I have an MSc in Corporate Strategy and Governance from Nottingham University. Before joining the asset management industry I was a professional hockey player.

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“Sell in May and go away,” so the old stock market adage goes. The theory is that you should sell in summer months because [...]

23 May
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Clear-cut general election campaigns tend to have a positive effect on the stock market, history suggests. [...]

2 May
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An investor who puts £5,000 each year into the UK stockmarket through an Individual Savings Account (Isa) could save £2,332 [...]

5 April
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British savers have grown used to getting an annual increase in the amount they can tuck away in a tax-efficient Isa. But the [...]

29 March
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A saver who put £1,000 into a cash Isa when they were launched would now have £1,204. If the same £1,000 had been put into [...]

28 March
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UK inflation hits its highest level in almost three and a half years. We look at the damage inflation can inflict on your money [...]

23 March
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Most of the major central banks are predicting rises in inflation. Price pressure was already beginning to build in 2016 as the [...]

23 February
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Reinvesting dividends is one of the most powerful tools available to an investor to boost returns over time. [...]

2 December
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Concerns about inflation were already on the rise. Donald Trump’s victory in the US election has further stoked expectations [...]

2 December
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Stock markets are more likely to rise in December than any other month, according to analysis of nearly three decades of data. [...]

2 December
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