How Much Of Your Income Do You Lose In Tax Each Year?

Do you ever get the feeling that out of all the hours you spend (or spent if you are luckily…

The Fundamentals Remain Strong For Equities

The markets have suffered a number of mainly politically induced hits recently. Sovereign debt fears about the southern Eurozone countries…

International Tax Crackdown Continues To Gain Force

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development?s (OECD) released its latest report Promoting Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax…

Spanish Tax Rise To Target The Wealthy

Wealthy individuals living in Spain need to brace themselves for an unexpected tax shock. Spanish prime minister, Jos?Luis Rodr?uez Zapatero,…

Is There Any Good News Out There?

To say that markets have been volatile over recent weeks is a bit of an understatement, with equities coming under…

Bank Debt Back In The Spotlight

The scenes of long queues of people outside Northern Rock have faded somewhat from memory. While not completely forgotten, they…

Swiss Banks Get Tough With European Clients

Swiss banks are tightening up on Europeans whom they suspect may be evading taxes in their home jurisdiction. It is…

Fast Track Deficit Reduction Measures For The UK and Europe

The new UK Conservative-Liberal Democratic coalition government has as a priority the task of slashing the massive budget deficit of…

Don?t Let Your Investment Risk Pyramid Become A Square

A growing number of investors we meet are aware that they need a well diversified spread of assets to protect…

Bond Funds For Income And Growth ? Helping You Beat Inflation

With inflation edging up again and interest rates still at record lows, many savers are now earning lower real returns…

Are Oil Prices On The Increase Again?

Consumer price inflation rose sharply between February and March in the Eurozone and UK. In Europe, year-on-year inflation increased from…

Paying Tax In Spain ? Exploding The Myths

Many British expatriates arrive in Spain to live without fully understanding the local tax situation or any obligations that may…

Capital Protected Investment Funds

While it has been over a year since share prices picked up, interest rates are still languishing at record lows…

Inflation On The Rise Again

Inflation has been thrust back in the spotlight with higher than expected increases for the UK and the Eurozone in…

Taxing Times For The UK

A new tax year has just begun in the UK, bringing with it a new top rate of income tax.…

Market Review ? 1st Quarter Of 2010

We have asked Russell Investments for a summary of global stockmarket performance over the first three months of the year…