Green list but no green light for travel, pension nudges and your pot, plus are bonds in or out of fashion.
This week’s podcast assesses why the green list isn’t a green light for travel and looks at the impact of Joe Biden’s big infrastructure deal on markets. Tom Selby checks out why government nudges to get more people getting guidance on their pensions could impact people accessing or transferring their pots.
With equities still flying high bonds have been feeling unloved but are they really out of favour with investors? Dan Coatsworth has been talking to Rhys Davies from Invesco about whether they’re still a good bet for a long-term investment portfolio.
As the FCA bans crypto firm Binance from carrying out regulated activities in the UK we catch up with Ruffer investment director Duncan MacInnes to get his take on investing in Bitcoin.
And is taking out life insurance really a “pact with death”? We chat through some comments made on social media that’s got some people rather hot under the collar and ask what should people consider before buying a policy.
How the falling pound, rising gilt yields and higher interest rates affect consumers and businesses
Profit warnings flash red and markets brace for further rate hikes
Inflation, savings tax trap, Fundsmith fund closure and the great un-retirement
Scottish Mortgage fund manager grilled, investors react to new UK Prime Minister, and FTSE 100 stocks with best dividend yields
BP, buybacks, banking results, bumper borrowing and big recession worries
Earnings season winners and losers, bond market struggles, and how man stacks up against machine when picking investments
It’s all about inflation as UK CPI hits another 40-year high
Best deals on cash, how Ruffer protected investors’ money and cracks in the inflation story
What’s hitting the new Chancellor’s to-do list, UK growth fears, pound falls and outlook for UK banks
Miners, defence stocks and the return of the pension triple lock
Money budgeting tools, why takeovers aren’t always good news, and important things to consider before drawing on your pension
Ahead of the Fed
Jubilees, confidence votes and airport chaos
Markets rebound, warnings over plummeting pound, and how to pick a financial adviser
Energy price cap, Snap’s warning, retailers dodging inflation worries and Amazon’s hit to the property market
It’s all about inflation as the UK rate hits a 40-year high
Global stocks have worst day in nearly two years, outlook for residential property market, and understanding broker ratings
Rate hikes for all, Amazon impact, bank account bonuses and energy company drama
Twitter, tech and outlook warnings
AJ Bell’s plans to make investing a Dodl, Netflix’s big problems, pros and cons of share buybacks, and exploring the world of private equity
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