Legal & General cuts tracker fees

Charge for mainstream index tracking products down to 0.1%

Equitable pensioners lobby MPs

Savers say they have been short-changed by the compensation package

Income managers downplay dividend gloom

But investors may need to look outside megacaps

Profitable passions rise again

Scarcity drives the markets for luxury assets

EIS industry rejects tax status risks

Scheme managers dismiss claims HMRC could move goalposts

Boardroom trades October 25

Latest directors’ deals at Devro, Keller and EnQuest

Picture by Guzelian Homebase in Bradford, West Yorkshire Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.

IC – October 25 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Crowdfunding merits its hype

The sheer variety and ingenuity of schemes that are seeking backing is inspirational

BKJ21A Warm temperate biome interior, The Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall, UK
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Eden Project crowdfunding raises £1.5m

Cornish attraction promises annual 6% interest

HSBC ordered to repay trail commission

Client did not receive service from the bank

Equity gains boost structured products

Average maturing product returned 7.6 per cent a year

FCA launches new campaign against scams

Average loss to investment fraud is £20,000

Market turmoil tests investors’ nerves

Advisers counsel against panic as volatility rises

US tax deadline looms for trustees

Trusts may have to register with US tax authorities

Boardroom trades October 18

Latest directors’ deals at Ocado, Macfarlane, Synthomer and Ashtead

IC – October 18 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Government plans Isas for P2P lenders

Latest attempt to open up alternative finance

Pease moves Henderson fund to Crux

Transfer to new venture will not result in tax bill for investors

Farewell to the fund manager?

Can passive funds replace a good active manager?

How to collect rare books

Antiquarian books can be rewarding, but not always in the financial sense

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