Wages in Britain have been low for a long time. But they’re finally on the rise. That’s good for workers, good for productivity and good for our public finances.
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Apple’s share price fell sharply yesterday. It’s the sort of news that the market would have shrugged off in the past. But not any more. John Stepek explains why.
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The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE house Pantheon about the sector’s advantages.
The post Public markets are dying – the future is private was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
The post I can’t see why you’d ever use an active fund to invest in big US stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Our lifespans are increasing rapidly. But not a single sector of society is ready for a world in which we routinely live to a hundred.
The post We need to completely rethink the way we approach ageing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Britain’s housing market is broken and in need of fixing, says PM Theresa May. Good news, then, that the sector is facing an “Uber moment”, says Simon Wilson.
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Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.
The post The shaming culture has gone too far was first published on MoneyWeek.
The oil price has crashed back down to earth recently. John Stepek emaines why, and explains what it means for the global economy.
The post The charts that matter: zooming in on oil was first published on MoneyWeek.
Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.
The post Is China’s massive bear market a buying opportunity? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Australia has enjoyed around 27 years of uninterrupted growth – a record for a developed country. But how much longer can the “wonder down under” last?
The post Chart of the week: Australia, the wonder down under was first published on MoneyWeek.
Despite all the doom and gloom, there really is plenty to be optimistic about right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Plenty of reasons to be optimistic was first published on MoneyWeek.
Funding Circle’s disappointing debut doesn’t mean all alternative lending platforms are overhyped. David C Stevenson highlights three of the sector’s wide range of operators.
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MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
The estimated value of £500,000 was quickly passed at Sotheby’s for this fine example of Islamic art.
The post Rare Islamic dish fetches £5m was first published on MoneyWeek.
It’s been a choppy year for infrastructure investors, but much of the worry is overdone, says Max King.
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Plans for a third runway at Heathrow were finally approved earlier this year. But how will it all be paid for? Marina Gerner reports.
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Matthew Partridge reviews his performance betting on the US mid-term elections – with mixed results.
The post Betting on politics: US mid-term election results was first published on MoneyWeek.
A helicopter lodge in Sweden, a ghost town in Georgia and an Arctic cruise.
The post Three adventurous skiing trips was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a 16th-century village house in Widdington, Essex, to a medieval manor house in Fardel, near Dartmoor, eight of the best properties for sale with minstrels' galleries.
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2016 Mâcon-Chardonnay The fruit, oak and acidity of this wine are in delightful harmony – discreetly rich while retaining a clean, crisp finish.
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Rolls-Royce has made no compromises on the Cullinan, its superb 4x4 offering.
The post The Rolls-Royce Cullinan: the most luxurious SUV money can buy was first published on MoneyWeek.
The drier aspects of the Budget don’t make the headlines, but can have a big impact on your money, says Ruth Jackson.
The post Budget: the devil in the detail was first published on MoneyWeek.
Around $50bn worth of equity investment has flowed out of the eurozone since January. But sellers have been harsh and Europe may offer a decent bet for 2019.
The post Europe: offering a “decent bet” for next year was first published on MoneyWeek.
Cineworld, the cinema chain, has shrugged off sector weakness and has room to grow, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Curtain up at Cineworld was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors may soon be able to invest in young and growing businesses in their pensions, says David Prosser.
The post Pensions to branch out was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from The Sting, a 1973 film inspired by real-life swindlers.
The post What The Sting teaches you about investment scams was first published on MoneyWeek.
Two property-related changes you might have missed in last week's Budget, along with a rare good-news story for landlords.
The post Some rare good news for landlords was first published on MoneyWeek.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha made his fortune in Thailand before buying Leicester City for a song. He then helped the club overcome odds of 5,000-1 to win the Premier League.
The post Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: duty-free king with the Midas touch was first published on MoneyWeek.
We have considered Japan to be a bargain for some time. But having suffered some of the steepest declines of all major equity markets in the past few weeks, it is now even more appealing.
The post Why Japan is now even better value was first published on MoneyWeek.
The CSI 300 index has tumbled 21% this year and in October alone it fell by 8%. But it has since staged a small recovery.
The post China stages “small” recovery was first published on MoneyWeek.