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Value Investing Returns to British Bourses

The UK all-share index, the FTSE 100 whipsawed wildly in 2017. Brexit-related pressures have impacted trading activity in UK companies. The most notable development in 2017 was the rather stable performance of the GBP/USD pair
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Brexit Bears Keeping Investors at Bay

The FTSE 100 index is currently trading at 7,542.87 (October 18, 2017) near record highs while GBP continues to flounder.
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How Investable is the UK?

The FTSE 100 index is enjoying 10.49% gains over 1 year, with 1.29% appreciation over the past 1 month alone. Find out more.
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Massive Under Performance in Managed Funds in the UK in 2016

2016 was an annus horribilis for UK equity funds. Almost 90% of all managed funds in the UK performed sub-optimally, and here is what to expect in 2017.
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FTSE 100 Index Slips as GBP Gains Ground

The GBP/USD currency pair is trading at 1.2585, up 0.92% or $0.0118. The pair is trending higher on the back of dollar weakness and decreased sentiment on US reflation.
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What Impact Will the Brexit Have on the GBP and Investments?

On June 23, 2016, Britons watched in shock and awe as the country voted for a Brexit. Somehow, the doomsday message got lost in a newfound reality: Britain is extraordinarily resilient. Find out more!
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UK Budget News: How Will Markets React?

The FTSE 100 index was little moved after Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his budget address. Find out more!
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UK Battles with Brexit Clarity

What are the prospects for the UK economy moving forward? Find out how a Brexit is going to impact on government policies vis-à-vis invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
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Oil Price Weakness Weighs on the FTSE 100 Index

The FTSE 100 index is currently trading at 6,799.47, down 0.60% or 41.28 points. Oil price weakness is driving the index lower.
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FCA Cautions UK Investors about Managed Portfolios

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) cautions investors in the UK that market tracking funds are more profitable than actively managed portfolios.
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