News Archive - Articles Published in Investments
Fund Inflows 'On The Up'29 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordInvestment funds enjoyed strong sales in April, data released by an industry group has shown. Gold Warning Issued to Investors22 May 2009 | by Peter Wakeford'Jury is still out' on the precious metal, an expert said today. 'Over-Confidence' Increases Fraud Risks21 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordDifferent types of people are more - or less - vulnerable to cons such as boiler room schemes, the OFT has indicated. Investment Strategies Weighed Up by Study19 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordRising markets have made the question of regular vs lump sum investments a vexed one. Latin America 'Offers Long-Term Investment Opportunities'14 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordLatin America has been cited as an excellent opportunity for investors looking at the long term. Pension Research Shows 'Bullish' Customers13 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordOne in three Sipp holders are buying up shares, while the markets come off last week's highs. Personal Accounts 'Set to Fail'12 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordPersonal Accounts will collapse when they are introduced in 2012 because too few employers intend to use them, it has been claimed. Investors 'Expecting Oil Price Rise'11 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordA new study finds that nearly two-thirds of investors believe that the price of oil is set to rise. British Investors 'Committed' to Equities11 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordThe Investment Management Association publishes research showing that UK investors are sticking to equities in the long term. FTSE Wipes Out 2009 Losses08 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordLondon's flagship stock index was up again today, as one analyst suggests that this rally is here to stay. Sipp Provider Upbeat on 'Saver Control'06 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordMost people who have a self-invested pension believe they can outperform the investment professionals, according to a Barclays poll. ISAs Boosted as Redemptions Drop05 May 2009 | by Peter WakefordThe number of people cashing in their investment ISAs is down, due to reports suggesting 'green shoots' of economic recovery. Arrests Made in OFT 'Pyramid Scheme' Probe30 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordThree women have been arrested - but the OFT said there should be 'no assumption' they have conned others. Investment Fund Statistics Show Inflows28 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordFund sales suffered in March, but bond funds are doing well, figures from the IMA have shown. 'Vulnerable' Over-65s Targeted by Share Fraudsters27 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordMoney transfer or '419' scams, pyramid schemes, and illegal requests for bank details are all being used on retirees according to the FSA and charities. F&C Tips Corporate Bonds24 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordRising defaults in businesses across the continent are pushing bond yields up - giving investors a tempting, if risky, opportunity. London Stock Exchange Sees Boom in ETFs23 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordThe funds are growing in popularity among investors, according to experts at the organisation. Investors Increase Exposure to Emerging Markets17 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordInterest in the funds could have been piqued by possible signs of a global economic turnaround. Barclays Report Highlights Downbeat Mood Among Investors16 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordA general consumer antipathy towards professional financial advice and investing in the stock market has been uncovered by a new poll. Concerned Investors 'Holding Steady' in Crunch15 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordDespite the recent sharp falls in stock indices, a vast majority of investors have no intention of selling up at the moment.