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Investment is usually to allocate money into something that will reap benefit in the future. Durable goods, real estate, factories, product development and research and development are all viable options for investment. The most common of however is investing in financial assets.
Opportunities to invest are always appearing, some beneficial and others not. The rising popularity and success of cryptocurrency in the last few years have shown high amounts of people investing in things such a bitcoin. Investors involved in riskier opportunities expect a higher return. The risks involved with investing are the chances of losing your initial amount and gaining nothing.

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Council collaboration driving improved citizen services

Over half (58%) of local authorities are now providing shared services, in order to reduce costs and drive improved citizen engagement, according to new figures.
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£23 million funding awarded for electric vehicle battery development

Companies across the UK are set to benefit from £23 million government investment to help them develop the latest electric vehicle battery technology.
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Wise healthcare spending can deliver better outcomes

Barbara Harpham, Chair of the Medical Technology Group, wants to see healthcare spending, particularly on medical technology, linked to tangible outcomes for patients, the economy and society.

Financial risk forecasting in the era of big data

Francesco Audrino, Professor of Statistics at University of St. Gallen explains financial risk forecasting in the era of big data and underlines the role of investors’ sentiment and attention.
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Crypto’s effect on the wider markets

Cryptocurrencies have been in vogue for several years, and everyone who works in the finance industry has a story or two about what the effects of crypto have looked like to them.
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Charities renew investment in Type 1 diabetes treatment

Diabetes UK and JDRF have announced their continued commitment to revolutionising Type 1 diabetes treatment, by awarding £490,000 to fund the next generation of immunotherapy research.
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Asia Analysis – April 2019

In this first-ever Asia Analysis edition, we hear from Masanori Osum, Philippe de Taxis du Poët about the current EU-Japan trade investment and Nai-Chi Hsiao on new earthquake alert technology, along with more Asia industry insights.
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Rise in foreign ownership of European companies

A continuous rise of foreign ownership of European companies in key sectors has been observed by the European Commission, according to a new Foreign Direct Investment report.
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First live 5G factory trials have begun at Worcestershire 5G Testbed

The trials, led by Worcestershire LEP and Worcestershire County Council, mark the first time that the British industry has deployed 5G and it is set to transform the sector.
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France: Investing in innovation, education and research

Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in The French Government explains her stance on the importance of investing in education, innovation and research.
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DKK 1.4 billion provided for research and development in Denmark

Research and development in Denmark is moving forward with investment into new technological options, environmental and climate research.
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‘No Deal’ Brexit will disrupt UK tech sector

The risks to the UK tech sector from a disorderly ‘No Deal’ Brexit include a hit on funding for innovative start-ups and an inability to service IT contracts.
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UK-aid funding to develop vaccines against infectious diseases

The UK government will give £10 million of funding to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help develop vaccines.
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Protect your pension pots against investment scammers

The Insolvency Service is warning people to guard their pension pots against investment scammers and negligent trustees.
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Foreign investment and the trouble with exchange rates

Choosing to invest in foreign assets can open up great opportunities, but also presents a challenge that too many people overlook.
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New NHS era: promising or over-promising?

CE of NHS Confederation comments on government proposal £20.5 billion annual investment, hailed by PM as historic moment.
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Solar energy investment predicted to grow in 2019

The removal of tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels plus a shift in attitude towards renewables are set to give the European Union a 12% share of the global solar module market.
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Only a quarter of marketing managers make dealership tech investments

Research reveals just over a quarter of marketing managers make high-level decisions on dealership technology investments, despite tech being crucial to customer marketing
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Why modern investors face greater challenges than ever before

The world keeps changing, and it sometimes seems as though the pace of change is increasing all the time. There are many problems and challenges facing modern investors that just weren't an issue 50, 20 or even ten years ago
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£5 billion of energy investment projects announced

The President of the Board of Trade, Liam Fox, announces the launch of the UK’s first Energy Investment Portfolio, worth an estimated £5 billion

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