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FTSE rallies as dovish Draghi can't stop euro surge

FTSE 100 builds gains but eurozone markets fall into red as dovish tone from Mario Draghi can't stop euro soaring.

Why diversifying time in the market can improve client returns

FTSE 100 data show investing in regular instalments over time leads to smaller drawdowns and lower volatility than a lump sum investment, enabling clients to take on higher equity allocations.

Outsourcing: Brian Hill of Jones Hill Independent Financial Advisers

The Wiltshire-based firm uses Parmenion because of its high standing compared with its peers, its competitive pricing and a user-friendly website for clients

FCA tells property funds to up liquidity management

Property funds were justified in halting or penalising redemptions in the aftermath of Brexit the watchdog has concluded

Investors are blowing hot, cold, hot on bond proxies

Donald Trump’s victory turned investors off these bond-like vehicles, but legislative impasse has seen them rise again from the ashes,

Revolut to launch online investment proposition

Pre-paid debit card, currency exchange and peer-to-peer payments app Revolut will launch an online investment proposition.

My asset allocation: London IFA makes case for evidence-based investing

Simon Ainley of Holland Hahn and Wills focuses on the benefits of diversification, low-cost passive funds and of robust investment factors

Comment: Why UK small caps have a promising future

Ongoing Brexit uncertainty and worries over rising levels of household debt have hit UK small-cap valuations, but with no recession in evidence nimble players look perfectly poised

Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings

Liontrust’s Olly Russ and Oisin O’Leary welcome the uptick in European corporate earnings, but warn an abrupt halt to quantitative easing could increase volatility

Peter Hargreaves backs new fund firm

Hargreaves Lansdown founder Peter Hargreaves has backed a new fund firm which has been set up by Stephen Yiu, who made his name as Tim Steer’s co-manager at both Artemis and New Star.

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Play Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings

Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings

Liontrust’s Olly Russ and Oisin O’Leary welcome the uptick in European corporate earnings, but warn an abrupt halt to quantitative easing could increase volatility

1 Comment Play Clive Woodward: How to live in a no 'if only' environment

Clive Woodward: How to live in a no 'if only' environment

In this episode Clive Woodward explains that failure to work on the business, rather than just in it, creates real risk you will be overtaken by a competitor.

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Adviser Profile: Ailsa Brown of Gilliland Neilson Brown

Adviser Profile: Ailsa Brown of Gilliland Neilson Brown

Ailsa Brown’s hands-on, listening-focused approach as well as her attention to the nitty-gritty, is quietly winning over clients at Gilliland Neilson Brown.