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Home owners believe prices will keep rising

Four out of five home owners think that property prices will continue to climb in the next six months, according to the Housing Market Sentiment Survey from



Rent-back isn’t just for those in trouble

Sale-and-rent-back is usually thought of as a facility of last resort for home owners with financial problems and who are facing repossession. When all other options – including government rescue schemes and negotiating with lenders – have been exhausted rent-back is tabled as the final solution. But it may surprise you to learn that distressed […]

Tesco eyes 10% of the financial services cake

Tesco is reportedly aiming to take a 10% share of Britain’s financial services sector, putting the supermarket giant on a par with Abbey and making it more than half the size of Barclays in terms of market penetration.

Can UK companies satisfy global appetites?

By Mark Martin, Manager of Neptune UK Mid Cap Fund

Rapid economic and income growth is leading to a dramatic shift in diet towards protein products right around the globe. UK companies such as Genus, the world’s largest livestock breeder, are benefiting from this increasing demand. Mark Martin, manager of the Neptune UK Mid Cap Fund, discusses this investment theme.


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