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Protecting your portfolio from market volatility

Protecting your portfolio from market volatility

A screen created by Stockopedia for Interactive Investor has identified 10 low-beta shares that could outperform riskier, high-volatility stocks over the long term.

The Briefing: Latin America

The Briefing: Latin America

There is something undeniably romantic about Latin America. Whether it's the beautiful scenery, the general climate or the languages spoken within these countries, it's a region that is synonymous with passion.

Chart of the week: Defensive, but no dullard

Chart of the week: Defensive, but no dullard

This defensive stock is never dull. Spotting a bullish signal, our resident technical analyst reveals the key trends and potential trades.

What is the best way to invest £150,000 if I don't need it for a few years?

What is the best way to invest £150,000 if I don't need it for a few years?

By putting the money in investment funds, it is possible that you'll generate a much better return than by putting it in cash, says Patrick Connolly at Chase de Vere.

Should you stay fully invested in equities?

Should you stay fully invested in equities?

Despite the volatility and market rhetoric, the market trend remains intact. Lance Roberts at STA Wealth Management has some wise words for investors.

Is this the most successful IPO of all-time?

Is this the most successful IPO of all-time?

This IPO is worth 18 times more than when it floated just days ago, ranking it among the most successful IPOs in terms of share price gain. It has made many private investors rich, too.

10 UK oil stocks affected by the Budget

10 UK oil stocks affected by the Budget

As the dust settles after the final Budget before the General Election and the City has done its sums, we look at what stocks are poised to benefit.

How to make a killing in property

How to make a killing in property

UK property shares have done well in recent years, but UK economic growth will provide a robust platform for higher returns and capital values, argues one analyst.

Finding value in UK banks

Finding value in UK banks

The UK banking sector offers one of the few pockets of value left on the market. Judging by Banco Sabadell's offer to acquire TSB, Jupiter's Steve Davies isn't alone in thinking so.

Budget blog: "This is the Budget for voters - and vote Conservative"

Budget blog: "This is the Budget for voters - and vote Conservative"

Money Observer editor Andrew Pitts takes a wry look at the feelgood, vote-grabbing aspects of Chancellor George Osborne's pre-Election Budget.