Will the wellness craze make you a healthy profit?

It’s not uncommon for our health and fitness New Year resolutions to slowly fizzle out by mid-January.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t still reap the benefits of the booming wellness craze through your personal investment portfolio. The so-called wellness lifestyle is now so popular in the UK that the industry is worth £20.6 billion, … Read more

Vanguard granted permission to offer investment advice in the UK

US investment giant Vanguard gets permission to offer cut-price investment advice in the UK By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 9 January 2020 | Updated: 09:08 BST, 10 January 2020 US investment giant Vanguard is planning to pile pressure on wealth managers which have also come under fire over inflated fees … Read more

Should you buy a currency hedged overseas investment fund?

Buying a fund that invests overseas but mitigates negative currency moves rather than just them riding out sounds like a good idea on the face of it. But individual investors are routinely warned off using the ‘currency hedged’ versions of funds, because it involves making tough judgement calls that professionals often get wrong. Don’t fancy … Read more

DIRECTOR’S DEALS: Card Factory chief exec Karen Hubbard 

DIRECTOR’S DEALS: Card Factory chief exec Karen Hubbard snaps up £10,937 in shares after slump By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 9 January 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 9 January 2020 Card Factory’s boss Karen Hubbard bought thousands of shares in the struggling retailer after a profit warning wiped off a … Read more

MARKET REPORT: Profit scare deals blow to building supplier SIG

The second profit warning in three months walloped shares in building materials supplier SIG and wiped around £150million off the company’s value. The Sheffield-based roofing and insulation seller has been hit hard by a drop-off in new construction projects in Europe, particularly in the UK and Germany. It now expects profit for 2019 to come … Read more

Hipgnosis hits right note with Emile Haynie song rights deal

Music investment fund Hipgnosis hits right note as it signs song rights deal with US hit-maker Emile Haynie By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 9 January 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 9 January 2020 Emile Haynie’s catalogue includes number-one hits by Adele, Bruno Mars and Lana Del Rey (pictured) Music investment … Read more

The photographs by Eleonora Costi that show Lanzarote in all its otherworldly beauty

Red dunes, a green lagoon and vineyards in black volcanic soil: The incredible images that show Lanzarote in all its otherworldly beauty Photos showcase the island’s varied topography, from black beaches and azure waters to epic volcanic zonesThey were taken by photographer Eleonora Costi, who described it as ‘unlike anywhere else on the planet’  The strange … Read more

Millions of Britons are ‘fed up’ with unrealistic travel photos, Hamton by Hilton study reveals

Millions of Britons are ‘fed up’ with unrealistic travel photos – and snaps of ‘hot dog legs’ – with almost a third preferring to see ‘authentic’ pictures of a holiday A study of 2,000 adults found 26% find ‘hot dog leg’ images the most annoyingPeople are seven times more likely to visit a place after … Read more