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It has been revealed that almost 30 per cent of consumers plan to use their credit cards in order to buy presents and assorted festive items this Christmas.
A new scheme has been introduced by Lloyds TSB which aims to encourage saving for those who might not usually be inclined to do so.
Hedge funds have shown few signs of major fraud. But cases of wrongdoing may rise if more of these investment vehicles are sold to mass-market savers, according to the International Organisation of Securities Commissions yesterday.
ETHICAL, or Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), over recent times has seen a huge level of interest. However, the history of social investing stretches back many hundreds of years and is rooted in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition.
GLASGOW Income Trust is an investment trust managed by Glasgow Investment Managers with the aim of providing shareholders with a high level of income and growth in both income and capital over the longer term.
HSBC Investments has set out its economic predictions for 2007, pinpointing the United States as the place to watch.
A new fixed-rate savings product from Leeds Building Society (LBS) has been launched, with an annual equivalent rate (AER) of 5.5 per cent until January 31st 2009.
FOR the first time since Standard Life unveiled its Savings and Investment Index last July, retirement has replaced holidays in the top spot of what people are saving for.
THE M&G UK Growth Fund offers investors a range of more than 40 funds as an individual savings account (ISA) or unit trust/open ended investment company (oeic) across the three asset classes of equities, bonds and property.