Tory pressure group Renewal has proposed scrapping the 40p higher rate of income tax and replacing it with a 45p rate for some earners.
It's our round-up of the stories your clients may have read in the national newspapers over the weekend.
Japan's current account deficit widened to a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; £8.7bn) in January, the largest since records began in 1985.
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Leading Scottish firms are acting ahead of the referendum later this year to move operations out of the country into the rest of the UK, according to a survey.
The size of the overall UK economy will this summer overtake the peak level it was at before the 2008 financial crisis, a business lobby group has said.
There is a strong case behind increasing exposure to the Europe ex UK sector, but how should advisers go about it? Patrick Murphy, director at PureResearch Group, takes a look.
By definition, the Premier League is a meritocracy: the best team finishes top, the worst bottom, and it is purely measured on performance.
M&G's highly-rated bond fund manager Richard Woolnough has said he would raise rates this year if it were up to him - but said such a move could present a buying opportunity.
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St James's Place (SJP) is set to make its inaugural entry into the FTSE 100 when the index's quarterly review takes place later today.
Russian shares dropped to a five-year low yesterday, weighing on global markets, while the gold price jumped as the Ukraine crisis intensified.
The year always begins with Uncle Tom Cobley and all offering their 12-month forecasts for a number of major asset classes.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway failed to beat the S&P 500's return last year, meaning it missed Buffett's target of beating the index over a five year period for the first time.
As commentators including Moody's predict a surge in assets under management this year, Rebecca Jones asks whether fund houses are a sound investment...
The skill of active fund managers "adds real value" to investors, but the market may need to improve at identifying that skill quicker, according to Investment Management Association (IMA) chief executive Daniel Godfrey.
Property is making its mark as an attractive asset class this year, with some experts expecting that trend to continue. Laura Miller looks at where the opportunities - and risks - lay.
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