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Bringing you the very latest developments from the world of finance. With news, information and updates relating to investments, savings, retirement issues, QROPS, property, tax, currency and the stock market. Keeping your finger on the pulse.

Oil Heading Back In The Black After Years Of Decline

After years of decline the world oil market is at last showing signs of stability. Oil companies have had to redefine their business models, axing...

Full Speed Ahead For Driverless Cars, Urges Minister

Driverless cars are on the way – and it’s just a matter of when they take over from humans at the wheel. And as the...

Why Travel Is So Important To The World Economy

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner can take off at breakfast in New Delhi and deliver more than 200 passengers at London Heathrow in time for...

Saucy 450 A Share Offer Spreads Zero Budget Worries

The recent rebuffed $50 a share offer from Kraft Heinz to buy rival conglomerate Unilever is not only a struggle for boardroom power but...

Are You Ready For The New £1 Coin?

The pound coin in your pocket is set for a change – and now’s the time to get rid of any coins stashed as...

Income Rules For Foreign Spouses Fair, Rules Supreme Court

Immigration laws aimed at stopping British expats with foreign spouses from coming to the UK and claiming social security benefits were ruled as lawful...

Economists Claim No One Is Listening To Them

Economists are working hard to figure out how to deal with a world economy lurching from one crisis to another – but no one...

Sleep Deprivation Wake Up Call For Businesses

Businesses are finally waking up to how much tired workers are costing them after a new survey revealed the impact of sleep deprivation on...

First National Bank Mulls Issuing Electronic Money

Sweden is the first country to consider issuing an official electronic currency, says the national bank. The Riksbank wants to start moving the economy over...

Don’t Panic Over Politics Upsetting The Markets

Don’t worry too much about the politics when considering investments because markets generally weather these storms without too much trouble, argues a leading fund...

Expats Can Look To QROPS To Escape Pension Mess

Britain’s biggest companies are in such a financial mess over their gold-plated pensions that many cannot afford to pay-out on the promises they have...

Time For Investors To Have Their Own Minsky Moment

Minsky finally had his moment following the downturn of 2007 as a new generation of economists turned to his writings once spurned by academics...