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A dedicated portal listing what’s hot, and what’s not for investors both large and small. Fund tips, investment opportunities, and the latest analysis on the world’s largest financial markets are written in a clear and impartial way by our investment writers. Insightful commentary and analysis then gives you a broader perspective on commodities – so you stay ahead of the markets – whilst being aware of the latest scams and cons. The Money International experts also take a look at the market’s ‘indirect’ influences, including politics, so you have a complete understanding of how to make the most out of your portfolio.

Watchdog Orders New P2P Protection For Investors

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City watchdogs have introduced a raft of new safeguards to protect peer-to-peer investors from losing money. The Financial Conduct Authority announced the measures only days after the collapse of property bridging platform Lendy, leaving investors holding £165 million of loans. The platform went into administration with a suspected £90 million of loans in default following … Read more

Woodford Says Sorry To Investors For Suspended Fund

Woodford Says Sorry To Investors For Suspended Fund

Multi billion pound fund manager Neil Woodford has said sorry to thousands of investors who have their money trapped in his suspended LF Woodford Equity Income Fund. The fund was suspended a few days ago – and in a blog and video, Woodford explains what’s happening in a bid to reassure investors that their money … Read more

Entrepreneurs Raise Billions From Tax-Efficient Investments

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Savvy investors have ploughed cash worth billions into tax efficient savings, the latest official data shows. HM Revenue & Customs oversees three investment schemes offering generous tax breaks, raising almost £3 billion in the 2017-18 tax year. The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) attracted the most cash – £1.9 billion going to 3,920 companies, says the … Read more

SEIS – A Guide For Entrepreneurs

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The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme concept gives entrepreneurs a direct way of raising money for start-ups other than the banks. Devised by former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in 2012, the measure was a response to the closed doors banks were showing business borrowers in the wake of the global financial  crisis that hit … Read more

What Is The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme?

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The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is a great way of saving tax for anyone paying at the highest rates. The generous tax breaks wrapped around SEIS are what makes the investment so attractive. But like any investment, the best returns come with the greatest risks, and SEIS is no different even though the government … Read more

Robo-Advice Platform With Cheaper Fees Undercuts Rivals

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Gumtree entrepreneur Simon Crookall wants to lure investors to his online platform offering cheap robo-advice. For as little as a £2,000 investment to open an account, he is looking to steal business from rival robo-advice services by charging a flat fee of 0.45% a year and no other costs. His platform InvestEngine pledges to mirror … Read more

SEIS Benefits For Investors

SEIS

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is an investment of two halves – one for investors and the other for entrepreneurs seeking cash. Both have rules they should stick to for a successful investment and the scheme offers benefits to both sides. 50% income tax relief The big one is that investors can claim 50% … Read more

More Than 40% of Billionaire’s Row Condos Unsold

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It’s been five years since New York was crowned as the world’s top financial centre. NYC has since held on to that spot, followed by the likes of London and Hong Kong. However, a recent new development could potentially threaten the Big Apple’s long financial reign. Million-Dollar Condos Up For Grabs In New York City’s … Read more

Cash Rich Investors Look For Right Moment To Pounce

Investors have a pile of cash and are keen to find the right opportunities to invest, according to a new study. More than 3,600 investors and entrepreneurs worldwide were quizzed about their investment plans for the rest of the year. Double the number (51%) were optimistic about the global economy picking up, compared with 21% … Read more

Rare Musical Instruments Hit High Note With Collectors

The value of rare musical instruments hit a high note last year – but only after recovering from a big loss the year before. Prices were up 16% in 2016, after suffering a 11% loss in 2015. Although alternative investments monitored by top people’s London bank Coutts have shown a steady return that outperforms the … Read more