Our experts' current thinking on the financial markets, investing trends, and personal finance.
Our UK experts offer their insights into global markets and investing.
A few things emerged from the Bank of England’s latest monetary policy report.
We all invest for different reasons.
Long-foreseen changes happen very slowly, then all at once
How I learned to stop worrying and love currency movements
Rumours of tax increases for business are circulating
Inflation rises in some unusual places point to potential investment winners
What to keep an eye on over the coming months
The data is depressing, but not all retailers have had an annus horribilis
Where to invest in the year ahead
The third England-wide lockdown will be another testing time for retailers
Markets have opened the new year on a positive step
UK shares rise on pent up festive cheer
What happens next to your commute and to rental properties?
Events on both sides of the Atlantic point to stronger sterling
Inflation in house prices may be built on pillars of sand
UK domestic shares have been put under pressure
The lesson of 2020 should be to lock in what savings you can
National Carers Day is a good chance to look ahead and start planning
Markets pulled two ways by good and bad news
Pandemic pain has just been deferred
However, October’s retail sales show high street stores are still struggling
Budget airline investors have to be in it for the long haul though
Clue: Probably not
Home-grown challenges balance out vaccine hopes
Pollsters - and stock market experts - are scratching their heads
Money is still one of the few things we can’t talk openly about, Talk Money Week hopes to break the silence
What does a divided government mean for investors?
But there are key differences this time round
Indecisive vote leaves investors in limbo
October looks like living up to its usual reputation
Could your pension be greener?
Each stumble for tech has been followed by a strong recovery - so far
The Chancellor’s jobs scheme points to a tough winter
BP says demand may never be higher than it is now
Things could get worse - but that shouldn’t be cause for panic
A small slide now could avoid a bigger slump later
Challenging times look set to continue for BA and co
Remote working, deserted city-centres - investors should be cautious
The time to diversify is often when you don’t want to
As the Child Trust Fund comes of age, it seems it isn’t all bad turning 18 in 2020
Wall Street’s benchmark only tells half the story
What you can do now to help your future self
British pandemic job losses hit 730,000
Sustainable funds have been boosted in terms of returns and attracting cash
An action plan to put excess savings to work
Where is your lockdown spending going?
AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline in a race to develop world-changing Covid vaccine
Social issues have become more pressing in the time of coronavirus
We asked for your questions - and you didn’t hold back
Bank of England’s, Andy Haldane gives a cautious outlook
Where markets go next after the rebound
GB & NI workers count cost of pandemic
How does the Chancellor’s big boost measure up?
The Chancellor lays out measures to kickstart the economy post lockdown
Cracks emerging as BP, Shell and National Grid adapt to new world order
What lockdown has taught me
The rally has given investors another chance to Covid-proof their portfolio
Experts disagree on the longer-term impact of Covid-19.
A look at what comes next for the housing market
Why would anyone lend money if it means a guaranteed loss?
There are still big hurdles to overcome
How we measure economic progress must change
Chancellor sets out his strategy going forwards
Imposing a lockdown is easier than lifting it
Pandemic could push UK into deep recession
Results lift the lid on Covid’s impact
We may see a new ‘normal’ when it comes to juggling work and childcare
Previous assumptions of 'reopen and they will come' may have been premised on an out-of-date view of human behaviour
New record broken for coal-free power generation
There is a strong positive correlation between a company’s rating on ESG factors and its resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic
House sales have been suspended, and a slump could follow
As the human cost of the coronavirus pandemic worsens, we look at the next crisis - the cost to the economy.
Teaching children about money
Use this time to prepare for the future.
During this unprecedented time, you may find yourself worried about managing your day-to-day budget, especially if your household income has been reduced.
Attention is turning to repairing economic damage
Five ways you can stay on top of your finances through changing times
In truth, the path from here is unclear while key questions remain
Understanding bear markets of the past
When it comes to industry there are already obvious survivors, as well as a whole host of losers, as a direct result of the pandemic
Recovery could split sectors’ fortunes
Businesses and economists struggle to keep up with the changing situation
How one manager Corona-proofed his portfolio
Valuation uncertainty triggers temporary measures
Our response to recent events is like a bereavement
Markets do, and will, recover
Dr Sunak prescribes emergency treatment for the economy
Take these steps to give your pot the best chance of recovery
Pound weakens and interest rates cut again as pandemic spreads
It’s early days yet but history provides some guidance
Putting the current falls into perspective
Market swings make the decision to sell fraught with danger
Realism and optimism is the best approach
Outbreak will have a significant impact on growth this year
The new Chancellor delivers an assured performance
How can you keep a cool head when markets lose theirs?
Renewed interest from buyers and sellers in February
Markets are unimpressed by the Fed’s rate cut
Market movements should dampen as we learn more
UK Inflation rose unexpectedly from 1.3% in December to 1.8% in January - the highest for six-months.
Investment opportunity exists when you know where to look
The 47 year relationship ends at 11pm tonight
We look at how the coronavirus outbreak might impact world markets
Google’s parent company Alphabet passed the $1trillion market cap mark last week, further cementing tech’s place at the top of the global business tree.
Record year for renewables in the UK
Employers have continued to hire despite Brexit uncertainty
Cliff-edge Brexit is back on the radar
Did you get what you wanted from the Christmas election?
Big Conservative majority reshapes the political landscape
World leaders and climate change experts meet amid growing need for action
Latest polling points to a decisive Tory win
The risk of voter fatigue as Britain heads to the polls next month looks low right now, even as voters prepare for a third general election inside five years.
Subdued reaction says one of two things
Tories’ timid plans on tax and spending draw a clear dividing line with Labour
What could a Labour government mean for investors?
John McDonnell’s speech trails key manifesto measures
While the waves didn’t exactly part for them this week, the chances of electoral success for the Conservatives at next month’s general election certainly seemed to improve.
Economic growth is slowing but no one told investors
Investors are unlikely to get the clarity they crave
The effect of elections over the last 30 years
A large group of women born in the 1950s were recently given the bad news that their efforts to fight delays in their state pension have been rejected by the High Court.
If you don’t like the current headlines about Brexit, just wait a few minutes.
With only a matter of weeks to go until the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU, uncertainty over the nature of the withdrawal is keeping a cap on the nation’s house prices.
ONS survey shows the challenges facing young people
The Chancellor plays a limited hand with skill
Rising prices add to the UK’s woes but the worst may now be over
Stagnating pay packets bring little Christmas cheer for consumers
Squeezed UK shoppers reduce their spending
There are some parallels but no reason to expect a repeat of 1987.
Whether you’re just starting to save, thinking about how to take money out of your pension, or working out how to make your income last, our UK experts offer their insights into the ever changing world of pensions.
Delaying starting your pension could be a mistake
The Chancellor is mulling a tax rise on investments
Replacing your salary is hard - but you may not need to
Millions still being lost to ‘pension review’ rip-offs
So far, the Chancellor has giveth - will he now taketh away?
Four important tips if you’re facing financial uncertainty
Take steps to shield your investments from unexpected volatility
Four questions to ask before you raid your pension
Lots are gloomy about their retirement prospects - but action can be taken
We’re all feeling the pinch, but there is a stark generational divide occurring
Gaps in savings from the coronavirus outbreak could bring new challenges to young people.
Coronavirus volatility changing pension plans
Time to think about your pension
Take action now to keep your income plans on track
Why cash is no longer king
Make sure your finances adapt to the ‘new normal’
We answer some of the questions you may have if you have been put on furlough
Four ways you can look after your retirement savings
Many of us might be worried about the damage that recent market volatility has done to our pension pots and feel that we need to do something to curtail the damage.
Eight top tips to help you manage your pension during these turbulent time
With a decade to go until retirement, many people will begin to visualise their life beyond work.
No-one is enjoying the Coronavirus or the impact it is having on financial markets.
Fewer people will be caught in the Tapered Annual Allowance
With the Budget approaching this month, we look at how you can make the most of the system as it stands.
Tax relief on pension contributions is reportedly in The Treasury’s crosshairs
MPs have proposed an overhaul to inheritance tax
High-earners could be handed a pension tax cut in the upcoming Budget in March, according to recent reports.
Pensions have become a key battleground in the election campaign following the Labour manifesto promise to compensate women who have lost out as a result of changes to the state pension age.
Putting retirement income into perspective
An overview of pension inheritance.
But there may be ways to avoid it
Changes to auto-enrolment may up your contributions
Do you know how much is in your pension right now?
Our new tools provide a deeper look at your saving
Some women born in the 1950s have been left waiting
Reclaiming tax means waiting for cash
Perks that help the rich may be reduced
Regulators are concerned about those giving up 'final salary' schemes
New figures show thousands sleepwalking into extra tax
Why amounts being saved are falling
Six questions to ask
A new Fidelity tool shows the power…
Managing your retirement Income
Increasing life-expectancy is changing what the world looks like.
How to use youth to your advantage
‘Nudge’ theory has created millions more pension savers.