June 2019 Articles

Brexit three years on: markets and the economy in six charts
Brexit three years on: markets and the economy in six charts
On 23 June 2016, the UK public voted on whether or not to stay in the European Union (EU). Many [...]
June 24, 2019
London markets lower as squalls hit Tory leadership contest
Sterling and stock markets were lower this morning as the race for leadership of Britain’s governing Conservative Party was plunged [...]
June 24, 2019
Whitbread shares: Waiting for strategy to bear fruit
Whitbread shares: Waiting for strategy to bear fruit
It’s not easy being a hotelier in this market, but Whitbread shares are holding their own for now. Despite having [...]
June 24, 2019
Women fall behind on pension saving
Women fall behind on pension saving
Women in the UK are twice as likely as men to not save for retirement, new research has revealed. One [...]
June 24, 2019
Omnis Investments replaces Woodford with Jupiter Asset Management
Omnis Investments replaces Woodford with Jupiter Asset Management
Wealth manager Openwork’s Omnis Investments has chosen Jupiter Asset Management to run a £317m fund that was formally run by [...]
June 21, 2019
Podcast: Funds, dividends and investing basics
Podcast: Funds, dividends and investing basics
interactive investor experts Moira O’Neill, Lee Wild and Richard Hunter kick off ii’s inaugural podcast by focusing on funds and [...]
June 21, 2019
Hargreaves Lansdown CEO 'angered' by Woodford fund crisis
Hargreaves Lansdown CEO 'angered' by Woodford fund crisis
Hargreaves Lansdown chief executive Chris Hill said he is “angered” by the lack of resolution regarding Neil Woodford’s suspended flagship [...]
June 20, 2019
Chance to buy one of the world's largest retailers cheaply
Chance to buy one of the world's largest retailers cheaply
By Rodney Hobson from interactive investor. After a temporary technical hitch, this highly resilient company should soon shake off the blip.  Rodney Hobson [...]
June 20, 2019
Staff pay rises fall below UK inflation rate
Staff pay rises fall below UK inflation rate
UK pay rises stayed flat year on year at 2.5 per cent in the three months to May, according to [...]
June 20, 2019
The instinctive biases investors must beware – Part 2: Cognitive errors
The instinctive biases investors must beware – Part 2: Cognitive errors
Behavioural science – and its financial offshoot, behavioural economics – have over the years proved fertile ground for articles. As [...]
June 20, 2019
FCA to crack down on 'unacceptable' pension advice
FCA to crack down on 'unacceptable' pension advice
The Financial Conduct Authority today warned that it is to crack down on poor advice around defined benefit pension transfers. [...]
June 19, 2019
Hargreaves Lansdown reveals Woodford concerns from 2017
Hargreaves Lansdown reveals Woodford concerns from 2017
Neil Woodford failed to warn Hargreaves Lansdown that his now suspended fund twice breached an investment limit in unquoted stocks. [...]
June 19, 2019
Facebook confirms launch of own cryptocurrency
Facebook confirms launch of own cryptocurrency
By Gary McFarlane from interactive investor. The social media giant announces its own cryptocurrency, called ‘Libra’ that aims to be ‘global money’. Facebook [...]
June 19, 2019
CYBG to rebrand as Virgin Money in bid to 'disrupt status quo'
CYBG to rebrand as Virgin Money in bid to 'disrupt status quo'
Clydesdale and Yorkshire bank owner CYBG will be renamed Virgin Money in a major rebranding to “disrupt the status quo” [...]
June 19, 2019