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3 better performing sectors in the coronavirus downturn

Equity Research Team | 23 April 2020

Our analysts take a look at which share sectors are faring better than others in the current crisis. Read article.

Equity Research Team

23 April 2020 | 8 min read



3 better performing sectors in the coronavirus downturn

Equity Research Team | 23 April 2020

Our analysts take a look at which share sectors are faring better than others in the current crisis. Read article: 3 better performing sectors in the coronavirus downturn .

Equity Research Team

23 April 2020 | 8 min read


What happens to your pension if you've been furloughed or you've lost your job?

Isabel McDougall | 22 April 2020

If money has become tight due to the coronavirus outbreak, or you’ve been made redundant, you might be wondering what to do with your pension payments. We take a look at the different options you might have. Read article: What happens to your pension if you've been furloughed or you've lost your job?.

Isabel McDougall

22 April 2020 | 5 min read


NS&I cancels cuts to Premium Bonds and savings rates – is there a better way to save?

Ryan Kenny | 22 April 2020

NS&I has cancelled planned cuts to Premium Bond prize and savings rates. We look at how savers can currently get a better rate through HL Active Savings. Read article: NS&I cancels cuts to Premium Bonds and savings rates – is there a better way to save?.

Ryan Kenny

22 April 2020 | 4 min read


Next week on the stock market

Nicholas Hyett & Sophie Lund-Yates | 24 April 2020

What to expect from a selection of FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and selected overseas shares reporting next week. Read article: Next week on the stock market.

Nicholas Hyett & Sophie Lund-Yates

24 April 2020 | 5 min read


Life in at home – what lockdown could teach us about our spending habits

Michelle McGagh | 22 April 2020

Michelle McGagh takes a look at what we’ve learnt about our spending habits while in lockdown and what this could mean for your financial future. Read article: Life in at home – what lockdown could teach us about our spending habits.

Michelle McGagh

22 April 2020 | 3 min read


Negative oil price – how, why, and what it means for investors

Nadeem Umar | 21 April 2020

Sellers pay buyers to take oil off their hands in the biggest oil price crash in history. Read article: Negative oil price – how, why, and what it means for investors .

Nadeem Umar

21 April 2020 | 4 min read


How coronavirus has changed the way we look at shares

Nicholas Hyett | 6 October 2020

Equity Analyst Nicholas Hyett explains how the way we analyse companies has changed in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Read article: How coronavirus has changed the way we look at shares.

Nicholas Hyett

6 October 2020 | 4 min read


6 reasons to have a SIPP this tax year

Edie Bond | 20 April 2020

We look into six reasons why we think 2020/21 could be a good time to start your SIPP. Read article: 6 reasons to have a SIPP this tax year.

Edie Bond

20 April 2020 | 5 min read


Why do share prices fall in recessions?

William Ryder | 17 April 2020

Equity analyst, William Ryder, goes back to basics to explain why stocks fall in recessions, and why they have tended to recover. Read article: Why do share prices fall in recessions? .

William Ryder

17 April 2020 | 6 min read


Next week on the stock market

Sophie Lund-Yates | 17 April 2020

What to expect from a selection of FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and selected overseas shares reporting next week. Read article: Next week on the stock market.

Sophie Lund-Yates

17 April 2020 | 4 min read


Coronavirus financial jargon – what you need to know

Nicholas Hyett | 20 August 2020

Nicholas Hyett explains some of the financial jargon which has leapt into the spotlight during the coronavirus crisis. Read article: Coronavirus financial jargon – what you need to know.

Nicholas Hyett

20 August 2020 | 4 min read


Savings rates are at a record low – how to get better returns

Ryan Kenny | 17 April 2020

Following the recent base rate cut by the Bank of England, savers are suffering more than ever. We take a look at an easy way to get better returns on your cash in this difficult savings environment. Read article: Savings rates are at a record low – how to get better returns.

Ryan Kenny

17 April 2020 | 3 min read


Is now the time to invest in bond funds?

Joseph Hill | 16 April 2020

We look at how bonds can play a part in a diversified portfolio. We then review three funds we think are well-placed to take advantage of current opportunities. Read article: Is now the time to invest in bond funds?.

Joseph Hill

16 April 2020 | 9 min read


Pension freedoms - 5 years on

Nathan Long | 15 April 2020

6 April marked the 5th anniversary for pension freedoms. We reveal how they’ve done, and take a look at how those approaching retirement really feel about the flexible rules. Read article: Pension freedoms - 5 years on .

Nathan Long

15 April 2020 | 5 min read


A history of ISAs – how they could help you today

Hannah Duncan | 15 April 2020

As ISAs reach their landmark 21st birthday, we look back at their journey and how they could help you today. Read article: A history of ISAs – how they could help you today .

Hannah Duncan

15 April 2020 | 4 min read


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