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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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Is solar still a good investment?

Here, renewables developer, Anesco looks at the case for investing in solar without government subsidies and why battery storage could hold the key to maximising the benefits.
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How are Millennials and Generation Z shaping investment strategies?

We already know the story of how the Internet has revolutionised society, but perhaps less understood is the role it had in democratising and shaping investment strategies.
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Thousands sign up to Help to Save to earn 50p for every £1 saved

New statistics reveal more than 132,000 Help to Save account holders are eligible for bonuses totalling £14 million.
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Chancellor announces £600 million investment for UK housing

Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of new investment for housing in England, the Chancellor announced.
healthcare spending

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.
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Retirement fund is top saving priority for Brits

Over half (58%) of Brits wish they had invested in their future and retirement fund at an earlier age, according to new research by Nottingham Building 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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What could PM Boris Johnson’s tax reforms mean for you?

Paresh Raja, CEO, Market Financial Solutions, highlights Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tax reforms and reviews what impact they could have for investors and taxpayers.
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Labour announces £3.5 billion investment in Mersey Tidal Power Project

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, will today (26 July) visit Liverpool to announce major plans for a £3.5 billion investment in the Mersey Tidal Power Project.
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£80 million government investment to develop net-zero planes and cars

Government unveils £80 million investment to help develop the next generation of net-zero electric vehicles and new hybrid aircrafts.
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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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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.
Type 1 diabetes treatment

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.
Asia Analysis

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.
foreign ownership of European, foreign direct investment report

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.
5G

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.
UK tech sector

‘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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