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Vodafone – canary in the coal mine?

Vodafone, one of the most important and popular income stocks in the UK, is to cut its dividend by 40% as a result of high-debt levels and the costly effect of 5G rollout. The share price has already fallen c.19% year-to-date as investors have become increasingly concerned about its dividend and overall leverage – and the risk is this trend continues.

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Apfa and WMA members give merger green light

Apfa will merge with the Wealth Management Association after members of both trade bodies voted overwhelmingly in favour of combining forces. The merger was first proposed on 8 May, and put to Apfa members two weeks later, who voted unanimously for the plans. The vote went to the WMA’s members today at an extraordinary general […]

Can you put a hat on?

By Sarah Scott, marketing consultant You might think the question in the title is a strange one. Perhaps even more so when you learn that it’s one of several asked as part of an assessment for Employment Support Allowance eligibility in the opening scenes of the 2016 film, ‘I, Daniel Blake’. Daniel is a carpenter […]

Japan: global growth & record profits

Chris Taylor, Manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses the outlook for Japan, explaining why corporates are producing record aggregate profits and profits growth. Watch his 2-minute explanation here Investment risks This Fund may have a high volatility rating and past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment […]


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