Interest rates and bond yields headed to the floor in the wake of the global financial crisis and have more or less stayed there since. In this “new normal”, generating a sufficient income may require new ways of thinking.
The number of initial public offerings (IPOs) for property investment companies skyrocketed in 2017 as investors continued to clamour for steady sources of decent income.
It is 100 years since women were first officially employed in the armed services. During the First World War tens of thousands of women joined the uniformed services doing vital auxiliary work – over 400 of them were to die in the line of duty. Yet it was only last year that the decision was finally taken to lift the ban on women serving in close combat roles. How important a part do women play in the modern armed services?
Investor sentiment had been extremely optimistic in recent months and markets overbought, but that is no longer the case.
The UK’s multinational companies got a big bang out of Brexit, but it was over quickly. Since then there’s been no meaningful difference in performance with their smaller and more UK-focused peers, despite the stream of negative press around Brexit negotiations.
According to a recent YouGov survey, fewer than four out of 10 adults in England and Wales have a will. No-one likes to think of what will happen when we die, but failure to plan can have serious consequences for loved ones.
Unrestricted by genre category and chosen by writers, this Prize really does discover the ‘Book of the Year’
To celebrate our sponsorship of the Rathbones Folio Prize, we're giving away the 8 shortlisted books and a £200 book voucher to one lucky winner.
A handful of tech stocks are dominating global markets like it’s 1999. But this time could their lofty valuations be based on something more concrete?