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Story published: 21 February 2017
People taking money from their pensions while still saving into them, or who already have a large total pension pot, should act now to make the most of current tax benefits.

Story published: 14 February 2017
In a boost to those nearing retirement, the cost of consolidating pensions looks set to fall as a cap on exit charges takes effect.

Story published: 7 February 2017
In the days of a ‘job for life’, keeping track of your pension was straightforward. Now, on average, people have had 11 jobs by the time they retire and many will have paid into pensions through several employers.

Story published: 31 January 2017
With just two months to go until the tax year end, it’s a good time to review your savings, investments and pensions, making sure you’re taking advantage of all the tax benefits available to you.

Story published: 29 January 2017
The ability of corporate bonds to provide both a reliable income and potential for long-term growth has made them a popular option for investors.

Story published: 29 January 2017
Funds investing mainly in smaller companies were widely considered vulnerable to the fallout from the EU referendum in June.

Story published: 17 January 2017
As we approach Friday’s US presidential inauguration, more clues have been emerging as to how President Trump will manage the economy.

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Published by: Alliance Trust, April 2016
Despite some signs that UK economic growth is slowing, the housing market continues to perform well, with many property indices showing a pickup in recent months. Continued constrained levels of housing supply are supporting prices while mortgage interest rates remain low and demand levels robust.

Published by: Alliance Trust, April 2016
As we move through 2016, uncertainty and volatility is continuing to cloud the outlook for the global economy this year. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its forecast for global gross domestic product (GDP) twice already since the beginning of the year and it now expects growth of 3.2% in 2016, down from the 3.4% it forecast in January.

Published by: Alliance Trust, March 2016
This report takes a closer look at the UK Budget 2016, focusing on the economic outlook and forecasts for public finances.

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