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Why investing matters?

Contributor: London Stock Exchange |

Everyone has financial goals. You may want to fund your retirement, help your children with their education or with important life events, such as buying a home.

Grow your money

Investing in assets such as company shares offers you the potential

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An overview of London Stock Exchange

Contributor: London Stock Exchange |

London Stock Exchange is one of the world’s oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back to the coffee houses of 17th century London. For many decades, London Stock Exchange provided a trading floor where members could buy and sell shares. Today, share trad

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The top five ESG investment themes shaping our future

Contributor: Patrick Thomas | Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management

Many people are talking about the ‘new normal’, post-COVID-19 world. It’s becoming clear that some aspects of how we live may well change forever. The questions for ESG (environmental, social and governance) investors are, what will be important to

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Word on the Street: Should I be saving money or investing it?

Contributor: Barclays

We are pleased to introduce you to our new monthly podcast, Word on the Street: Personal finance series. 

Aimed at people who are new to investing or want to learn more about investing, in this series our experts will delve into a range of topics and try to address them in a down-to-

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Word on the Street: Tax Efficiency

Contributor: Barclays

Our monthly podcast, Word on the Street: Personal finance series, is aimed at people who are new to investing or want to learn more about investing. In this series, our experts will delve into a range of topics and try to address them in a down-to-earth and jargon-free way.

In this

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The single most important concept for every investor

Contributor: Rebecca O'Keeffe | Interactive Investor

 

The clamour of markets and the jargon that comes with it can sometimes make investing appear more complicated than it is.


Diversification, it is essential

The fundamentals of investing never really change, even as the

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How UK Investors can reduce risk and even the odds of success

Contributor: Graeme Evans | Interactive Investor

 

UK stocks have underperformed global peers in 2020, but investors can make sure they don’t lose out. 

 

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Investing ethically does not have to mean sacrificing returns

Contributor: Rachel Lacey | Interactive Investor

 

Far from compromising investment performance, 'green' companies should outperform less ethical peers.

 

 

Ethical investing, by its very nature, means you have a

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The green economy report: How issuers are leading the drive to a low-carbon economy

The Green Economy Mark, first introduced in 2019, highlights companies and investment funds listed on all segments of London Stock Exchange’s Main Market and AIM that are driving the global green economy. To qualify for the Green Economy Mark, companies and funds must generate 50% or more of their total annual revenues from green activities. In 2020, there are 86 issuers, including 23 closed-

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What is a price earnings ratio?

Contributor: Killik & Co |

Tim Bennett is a Partner at Killik & Co and an experienced financial markets trainer as well as a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is the author of a number of financial guides and has helped thousands of investors develop their financial knowledge through unbiased and easily digestible

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How to buy shares

Contributor: Killik & Co |

Tim Bennett is a Partner at Killik & Co and an experienced financial markets trainer as well as a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is the author of a number of financial guides and has helped thousands of investors develop their financial knowledge through unbiased and easily digestible

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Four reasons to become a saver

Contributor: Killik & Co |

 

Tim Bennett is a Partner at Killik & Co and an experienced financial markets trainer as well as a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is the author of a number of financial guides and has helped

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Exchanging Ideas #6 : The evolution of the Buyside Trader

Contributor: London Stock Exchange | 

Our Exchanging Ideas video series features experts from across the wider London Stock Exchange community and has been created to share key insights and topical information with investors. Our community of experts includes our own London Stock Exchange staff, the member firms that

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Exchanging Ideas #5 : Direct Market Access or Retail Service Provider?

Contributor: London Stock Exchange |

Our Exchanging Ideas video series features experts from across the wider London Stock Exchange community and has been created to share key insights and topical information with individual investors. Our community of experts includes our own London Stock Exchange staff, the member

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Exchanging Ideas #4 : Impact investing

Contributor: London Stock Exchange |

Our Exchanging Ideas video series features experts from across the wider London Stock Exchange community and has been created to share key insights and topical information with individual investors. Our community of experts includes our own London Stock Exchange staff, the member

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Exchanging Ideas #3 : Artificial intelligence in trading

Contributor: London Stock Exchange | 

Our Exchanging Ideas video series features experts from across the wider London Stock Exchange community and has been created to share key insights and topical information with individual investors. Our community of experts includes our own London Stock Exchange staff, the member

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Exchanging Ideas #2: Evolution of Chinese capital markets

Contributor: London Stock Exchange | 

Our Exchanging Ideas video series features experts from across the wider London Stock Exchange community and has been created to share key insights and topical information with individual investors. Our community of experts includes our own London Stock Exchange staff, the member

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Exchanging Ideas #1 : Unique features of the London market

Contributor: London Stock Exchange |

Our Exchanging Ideas video series features experts from across the wider London Stock Exchange community and has been created to share key insights and topical information with individual investors. Our community of experts includes our own London Stock Exchange

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What differences between ordinary and preference shares?

Contributor: CISI |

Equities

The capital of a company is made up of a combination of borrowing and the money invested by its owners. The long-term borrowings, or debt, of a company are usually referred to as bonds, and the money invested by its owners as shares, stocks or equity. Shares are the equity capital of a company,

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An introduction to derivatives

Contributor: CISI |

A derivative is a financial instrument whose price is based on the price of another asset, known as the underlying asset or simply ‘the underlying’. Their origins can be traced back to agricultural markets, where farmers and merchants would

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