The bond paradox and how it will end

Stack of Bond Certificates
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Prices have soared despite huge issuance

Advice & Comment

HMRC Building, Westminster. Photograph: Rosie Hallam ©Rosie Hallam
New law would require no proof of intent
– Jonathan Eley
HMRC website ©Charlie Bibby
Savers can protect pensions and still contribute
– Josephine Cumbo

Venables returns with football fund

Former England manager fronts investment scheme

Investigation into fund fees under way

Companies urged to ‘comply or explain’

An elderly couple walking on the sand

Annuity rates drift as reforms start to bite

Gap between best and worst products getting wider

Regulation narrows choice for Sipp investors

Non-mainstream assets will cost more to hold

HSBC switches customers to new account

Bank converts packaged deal into fee-free account

Chart that tells a story . . . Apple shares vs gadgets

Tech group’s shares hit new high

FOS finds in favour of mis-sold annuitant

Insurer ‘should have done more’ after cancer diagnosis

Letting agents ‘double charging’

Tenants and landlords pay for same service

Competition does not always or necessarily work out well for bank consumers
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Banks’ reprieve on ‘bounced’ payments

Lenders will make second attempt to process failed payments

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