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interactive investor comments on FCA consultation on proposals to protect consumers
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - 16:15
Today’s proposals broadly welcome, but new measures ‘need to be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater’.

House prices on the rise amid cost of living crisis
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - 11:06
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS UK House Price Index.

‘Inflation the highest for a generation’
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - 08:07
Everyone facing struggle to manage higher costs, says interactive investor.

Inflation hits 5.4%
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - 09:42
interactive investor comments as figure hits 30-year high.

Six ways to shield against the rising cost of living
Tues 18 Jan 2022 - 16:37
 interactive investor outlines how to inflation-proof your finances.

UK job market ‘alive and kicking’
Tues 18 Jan 2022 - 14:59
interactive investor comments on the latest employment figures.

Crypto advert rules to be strengthened
Tues 18 Jan 2022 - 12:11
interactive investor comments on new government plans.

‘With pension power comes responsibility’
Tues 18 Jan 2022 - 08:20
interactive investor comments on Work and Pensions Committee report.

Housing market ‘remains remarkably robust’
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - 14:40
interactive investor comments on the latest Rightmove House Price Index.

Amazon U-turn on Visa credit card ban
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - 14:24
The US leviathan says it is working with the credit card company on a potential solution.

‘Stronger nudge’ means more hand-holding towards pension guidance for those who need it
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - 10:05
interactive investor comments on DWP response to consultation.

Day care of ii Super 60 and ACE 40 outsourced to Morningstar
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - 07:47
Time to evolve, says interactive investor, over rated lists decision.

Lenders expect mortgage demand to wane in Q1
Thurs 13 Jan 2022 - 11:41
interactive investor comments on latest Bank of England Credit Conditions Survey.

Most millennials and Gen Z have two or more pension pots, research finds
Wed 12 Jan 2022 - 12:04
Ahead of the Pensions Dashboard launch next year, we share research on the average number of pension pots at different ages.

20 fund managers answer our ‘skin in the game’ question
Wed 12 Jan 2022 - 09:11
interactive investor continues drive for more transparency and parity with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

GameStop saga one year on: five takeaways from ‘meme stock’ phenomenon
Tues 11 Jan 2022 - 11:11
interactive investor's personal finance campaigner explores the five key takeaways of the GameStop saga.

Private Investor Index: ii customers beat professional investors in 2021
Tues 11 Jan 2022 - 09:25
Figures show that customers are ahead of major UK indices over two years.

interactive investor hires PR Manager
Mon 10 Jan 2022 - 15:34
interactive investor appoints experienced communications professional, Camilla Esmund.

‘More DIY investors making their voices heard’
Mon 10 Jan 2022 - 12:24
interactive investor shows meaningful rise in votes processed in 2021.

Romance scams: know how to swipe left on financial fraud
Mon 10 Jan 2022 - 10:42
interactive investor comments on new Action Fraud figures on dating scams.

Pensions remain a bigger share of wealth than property
Fri 7Jan 2022 - 12:00
interactive investor comments on the ONS Wealth in Great Britain report.

FCA urged to introduce consistent terminology for ESG
Fri 7Jan 2022 - 11:03
It’s time to get clear on ESG for DIY investors.

Average UK house price rose by more than £24,500 last year
Fri 7Jan 2022 - 07:57
interactive investor comments on the Halifax House Price Index.

Buy now pay later regulation can’t come soon enough
Thurs 6 Jan 2022 - 16:04
Our head of pensions and savings shares some of the best pension tips that no one is likely to tell you.

22 little-known pension tips and tricks
Thurs 6 Jan 2022 - 12:08
Our head of pensions and savings shares some of the best pension tips that no one is likely to tell you.

Most-bought investments: December 2021
Wed 5 Jan 2022 - 14:36
Inflation-proofing, tech and travel dominate – and investors swoop on Boohoo.

Bank of Mum and Dad funding more than home deposits
Wed 5 Jan 2022 - 08:35
Poll by interactive investor reveals how parents are helping adult children with financial support.

Younger and part-time workers need to get in on the Pensions Act
Wed 5 Jan 2022 - 07:26
A private member’s bill proposing to extend auto-enrolment to workers younger than 22, as well as those earning less than the current £10,000 minimum threshold, will be put forward in Parliament today.

‘The focus has shifted to remortgages’
Tues 4 Jan 2022 - 11:04
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England money and credit data.

Divorce Day 2022: don’t leave pensions out of the conversation
Fri 17 Dec 2021 - 11:49
Plus lawyer tips to keep the cost of separation low.

Most-popular IPOs with DIY customers in 2021...
Thurs 16 Dec 2021 - 09:44
...and the ones they were locked out of.

‘This is the kind of inflation that is felt by almost everyone’
Wed 15 Dec 2021 - 07:50
Inflation that starts with a ‘5’ means budgeting like never before for Britons.

State pension age may rise sooner as government launches review
Tues 14 Dec 2021 - 17:55
Millions could face having to work for longer before they get their state pension.

interactive investor comments on the Online Safety Bill
Tues 14 Dec 2021 - 11:41
Our personal finance campaigner highlights the merits of the bill, but stresses that the onus still falls on individuals to avoid financial harm.

Pension ‘trump cards’ launched by interactive investor
Tues 14 Dec 2021 - 10:18
More than 25 ways to describe a pension, research finds.

interactive investor shares open letter on financial education
Tues 14 Dec 2021 - 09:56
Letter to the education secretary and Financial Services Consumer panel calls for a series of urgent measures to address the effect of a lack of financial capability in the UK.

Mortgage market predictions and forecasts for 2022
Mon 13 Dec 2021 - 11:47
interactive investor comments on UK Finance estimates for this year and next.

Scottish Investment Trust: shareholders call time after 134 years
Thurs 9 Dec 2021 - 14:38
End of an era as shareholders approve the merger of Scottish Investment Trust and JPMorgan Global Growth & Income.

Best-performing funds and trusts year to date revealed
Thurs 9 Dec 2021 - 11:38
Commodities and frontier/emerging market strategies excel, but could new Covid variants throw a spanner in the works?

Surge of loan fee fraud during the festive period
Thurs 9 Dec 2021 - 10:45
interactive investor's personal finance campaigner Myron Jobson comments on the exploitation of people’s desperation to borrow.

11 items of pension admin to tick off your ‘Twixmas’ list
Thurs 9 Dec 2021 - 09:59
The period in between Christmas and New Year offers some time to get ‘life admin’ such as pensions sorted.

Vanguard unveils sustainable active funds
Wed 8 Dec 2021 - 11:29
Competition in the market just stepped up a gear, says interactive investor.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2021: winners announced
Wed 8 Dec 2021 - 09:49
interactive investor reveals the UK’s best personal finance teachers.

FCA plans for a new consumer duty
Tues 7 Dec 2021 - 13:04
Time to put exit fees back on the agenda, and tackle alphabet soup of share classes, says interactive investor.

Biggest threats to personal finances in 2022 revealed
Mon 6 Dec 2021 - 10:34
Investors most concerned about market crash and rising cost of living, interactive investor poll finds.

Most-bought investments: November 2021
Thurs 2 Dec 2021 - 14:24
We reveal the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

interactive investor announces proposed acquisition by abrdn
Thurs 2 Dec 2021 - 11:03
ii will operate as a standalone business and independent brand within abrdn.

ii Friends and Family - where have people been investing?
Wed 1 Dec 2021 - 14:36
We reveal the most-bought investments during the pilot.

New poll: here’s where you think the FTSE 100 will end 2022
Tues 30 Nov 2021 - 12:41
Find out what fellow investors think will happen to stocks in 2022, which region they think will do best and the biggest threat to stock markets next year.

Retirement outcomes of individual pension savers should remain primary goal, says ii
Tues 30 Nov 2021 - 11:33
Our head of pensions and savings comments on the consultation launched today by the DWP on changes to the pensions charge cap.

Artemis Monthly Distribution keeps place in ii Super 60
Tues 30 Nov 2021 - 09:21
Fund retains its place after formal review.

Pension transfers to be subject to flag system to stymie scammers
Mon 29 Nov 2021 - 16:19
Our head of pensions and savings comments on introduction of new rules.

Default fund for non-workplace pensions proposed
Thurs 25 Nov 2021 - 11:52
interactive investor responds to the opening of an FCA consultation into the provision of default funds for non-workplace pensions.

Government confirms state pension rise for 2022-23
Thurs 25 Nov 2021 - 11:02
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings comments.

The worrying rise of 40-year mortgages
Tues 23 Nov 2021 - 11:01
The cost of these long-term loans may be the prospect of retirement – or a much bigger pension, warns interactive investor.

Cost of care among biggest financial concerns for retired
Tues 23 Nov 2021 - 10:54
ii research shows almost a third of retired people rank the prospect of not being able to afford good-quality, long-term care among their top three financial concerns.

interactive investor launches Friends and Family
Mon 22 Nov 2021 - 09:51
Customers can gift free investing to five people for just £5 per month extra.

interactive investor comments on latest HMRC tax receipts data
Fri 19 Nov 2021 - 11:57
Taxman secures a bumper haul in the first half of the financial year.

Leeds leg of HS2 rail line scrapped
Thurs 18 Nov 2021 - 16:43
interactive investor's CEO comments on the revised plan.

UK house prices rise 11.8% in year to September
Wed 17 Nov 2021 - 11:52
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS UK house price index.

FCA proposal to ban debt packager referral fees to protect consumers
Wed 17 Nov 2021 - 10:39
Our personal finance campaigner comments on the regulator's plans.

Nowhere to hide from rising inflation for those on fixed incomes and savers
Wed 17 Nov 2021 - 08:28
UK inflation hits 10-year high.

Two ii Super 60 funds put under formal review
Tues 16 Nov 2021 - 11:55
CFP SDL UK Buffettology and Crux European Special Situations have both been placed under review ahead of the annual review of our rated list.

Jobs data raises interest rate hike expectations
Tues 16 Nov 2021 - 10:48
160,000 more workers brought into the UK labour market in October.

Door open for triple lock to be scrapped for good
Tues 16 Nov 2021 - 08:55
Our head of pensions and savings sounds a warning for pensioners.

ii Super 60 Lindsell Train Japanese Equity under formal review
Tues 9 Nov 2021 - 12:10
The fund has been put under formal review owing to performance concerns.

Regulation should stop scammers taking advantage of freedom and flexibility
Mon 8 Nov 2021 - 13:49
Our head of pensions and savings comments on new laws that will come into force at the end of the month.

A pause before an inevitable interest rate rise?
Thurs 4 Nov 2021 - 13:55
interactive investor experts comment on interest rates being held at 0.1%.

ACE 40 ethical rated list: ii completes annual review
Wed 3 Nov 2021 - 13:57
Two new additions and Impax Environmental Markets the top performer over one year.

Investors ‘crying out’ for official green standards
Wed 3 Nov 2021 - 10:48
interactive investor comments on FCA sustainable labelling discussion paper.

Millions offered hope that state pension could continue to rise by earnings
Wed 3 Nov 2021 - 09:01
Our head of pensions and savings comments on a vote at the House of Lords.

Most-bought investments: October 2021
Tues 2 Nov 2021 - 15:10
We reveal the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

Junior ISAs turn 10 and the average pot size hits £13,000
Mon 1 Nov 2021 - 10:11
interactive investor reveals how parents are investing and why the need for long-term savings for children has never been greater.

ii empowering investors to vote at AGMs, creating industry ‘tipping point’
Mon 1 Nov 2021 - 09:08
UK’s second-largest DIY investment platform opts in all customers for voting and AGMs.

Syncona investment trust keeps place in ii ACE 40
Fri 29 Oct 2021 - 10:22
interactive investor has completed its formal review of Syncona and it remains on the ACE 40 ethical rated list.

What Budget 2021 means for personal finances
Wed 27 Oct 2021 - 15:44
Our personal finance campaigner Myron Jobson examines what was and what wasn't announced.

Pensions boost for 1.2 million low-paid workers
Wed 27 Oct 2021 - 15:12
Government corrects longstanding anomaly.

Chancellor’s 4% inflation forecast a real-life scare story for spooked pensioners and savers
Wed 27 Oct 2021 - 15:06
Instant reaction to measures announced in this afternoon’s Budget from our head of pensions and savings.

COP26: ethical investing on the up among ii customers
Tues 26 Oct 2021 - 17:33
Renewable energy funds are proving the most popular.

ii Super 60 JPMorgan European Income Investment Trust under formal review
Tues 26 Oct 2021 - 13:41
The trust, which is a European equities income option in our Super 60 rated list, has been placed under formal review owing to a proposed merger with JPMorgan European Growth investment trust.

Autumn Budget 2021: investors split between cut taxes, raise taxes, leave tax alone
Tues 26 Oct 2021 - 10:38
A significant 40% of respondents to our poll want Rishi Sunak to focus on doing social good.

interactive investor comments on Long-Term Assets fund as FCA paves the way
Mon 25 Oct 2021 - 12:26
Our specialists give their views on a new type of open‑ended fund.

Going green with government bonds will put real returns in the red
Fri 22 Oct 2021 - 09:31
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings sounds a warning on the government's Green NS&I bonds.

Merger of trusts should be wake-up call for funds too, says interactive investor
Thurs 21 Oct 2021 - 12:07
The proposed merger of two trusts is also an example of the importance of using your vote.

Coming soon: five-day trading fee-free offer for US shares
Thurs 21 Oct 2021 - 10:44
Between 25 to 29 October, interactive investor is running a special offer.

State pension to rise from April 2022
Wed 20 Oct 2021 - 13:06
Payout to rise by £5.50 approximately a week next year following inflation data, but pensioners not out of the woods when it comes to rising living costs.

‘We are living in an investment age of extremes’
Wed 20 Oct 2021 - 11:37
interactive investor comments on FCA research into younger high-risk investors.

Private Investor Performance Index Q3 2021
Tues 19 Oct 2021 - 11:01
DIY investors outperform over one year with older investors leading the way.

Change to IHT treatment of pensions is ‘top concern for investors’
Tues 19 Oct 2021 - 08:56
interactive investor poll sheds light on the concerns of pension investors ahead of the Budget.

How to prepare your finances for an interest rate rise
Mon 18 Oct 2021 - 16:53
Our investor interest rates poll reveals that inflation is still the biggest fear, while two-thirds believe banks won’t raise savings rates by the same amount as rate hikes.

interactive investor comments on Klarna’s ‘pay now’ feature
Mon 18 Oct 2021 - 13:43
Our personal finance campaigner says the move is a positive first step forwards for the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) industry.

interactive investor wins customer service award
Mon 18 Oct 2021 - 12:44
Platform wins ‘best transformation programme’ at the Northern Contact Centre Awards.

New £100 contactless payment limit goes live
Fri 15 Oct 2021 - 11:00
interactive investor comments as the spending limit more than doubles.

US reporting season: interactive investor bank comment
Thurs 14 Oct 2021 - 16:22
interactive investor's head of investment comments on forecast-topping third-quarter results.

Lending data, US earnings season season, and the FTSE 100 gets a boost
Thurs 14 Oct 2021 - 15:03
interactive investor experts comments on statistics from the Bank of England, the housing market, and more.

The Great British Retirement Survey 2021: out now
Wed 13 Oct 2021 - 15:08
Stir-crazy and stressed – retiring Britons desperate for holiday lift-off but worried ‘Dick Turpin’ chancellor will hijack pension dreams.

interactive investor comments on latest UK GDP figures
Wed 13 Oct 2021 - 15:07
England was free of Covid restrictions in August.

Neil Woodford fund collapse: the financial and emotional impact
Wed 13 Oct 2021 - 14:40
interactive investor comments on research by the AIC.

Job vacancies hit record high amid Covid and Brexit staff shortages
Tues 12 Oct 2021 - 14:40
interactive investor comments on latest ONS employment figures.

‘Skin in the game’ disclosure from Super 60 and ACE 40 fund managers
Mon 11 Oct 2021 - 12:58
Investors deserve to know whether fund managers eat their own cooking, says interactive investor.

UK wholesale gas prices reaching record highs
Wed 6 Oct 2021 - 17:20
interactive investor comments on the energy crisis.

Most-bought investments: September 2021
Tues 5 Oct 2021 - 17:07
We reveal the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

Oil prices jump to three-year high
Tues 5 Oct 2021 - 16:56
interactive investor comments on the price spike.

ii comments on ONS furlough scheme statistics
Fri 1 Oct 2021 - 12:07
Now that the government's furlough scheme is over, our personal finance expert comments on its impact and what happens next.

ii comments on Bank of England money and credit statistics
Wed 29 Sept 2021 - 12:50
The data reveals a fall in mortgage approvals and a reduction in cash deposit interest rates to new historical low levels.

Spectre of inflation is trigger for investors to tweak portfolios
Wed 29 Sept 2021 - 10:49
New research by interactive investor reveals the extent to which investors are reacting to the rapid rise in the cost of living. 

Good Money Week: renewable energy-focused portfolios top ii ethical bestsellers list
Tues 28 Sept 2021 - 12:07
Energy shortages put spotlight back on traditional ‘dirty’ energy sectors.

Good Money Week: renewable energy-focused portfolios top ii ethical bestsellers list
Tues 28 Sept 2021 - 12:07
Energy shortages put spotlight back on traditional ‘dirty’ energy sectors.

Productive Finance Working Group roadmap: no crash test dummy
Mon 27 Sept 2021 - 14:03
The Productive Finance Working Group has published a report including recommendations it thinks will help defined contribution pension schemes and other investors benefit from long-term opportunities.

Poring over prospectus regime ‘won’t help retail investors access IPOs’
Mon 27 Sept 2021 - 11:51
interactive investor comments on the Treasury consultation.

Making flexible working the default
Thurs 23 Sept 2021 - 14:01
interactive investor comments on government consultation to reform flexible working regulations.

interactive investor comments on ONS life expectancy data
Thurs 23 Sept 2021 - 10:54
Our head of pensions and savings also comments on the latest ONS occupational pension schemes survey.

Two new appointments at interactive investor
Thurs 23 Sept 2021 - 10:48
Victoria Scholar announced as head of investment and Tracy Zhao hired as senior fund analyst.

From investment fraud to romance scams: tips to protect your money
Wed 22 Sept 2021 - 12:46
interactive investor comments on latest UK Finance fraud losses statistics.

Perfect storm for personal finances looms
Tues 21 Sept 2021 - 15:43
End of furlough scheme is another threat to household finances, warns interactive investor.

Two-fifths of investors already see UN climate change report as wake-up call
Mon 20 Sept 2021 - 13:33
Ahead of the COP26 summit, our poll sheds light on investor attitudes in the wake of the landmark report.

How to beat dividend tax increase
Mon 20 Sept 2021 - 12:41
interactive investor looks at options for investors who want to mitigate some of the downside.

Mortgages that last into retirement put pressure on pensions
Mon 20 Sept 2021 - 12:32
interactive investor comments on UK Finance research.

‘People can’t make good pension decisions without good information’
Fri 17 Sept 2021 - 12:32
interactive investor comments on FCA and TPR value for money in DC pension schemes joint consultation.

Is ‘50 PLUS: Choices’ a euphemism for the death of retirement?
Fri 17 Sept 2021 - 16:57
interactive investor comments on government figures on people aged 50+ in work.

ii Super 60 Artemis Monthly Distribution fund under formal review
Fri 17 Sept 2021 - 16:40
The fund has been on the ii Super 60 rated list as an income option in the Mixed Asset category since January 2019.

Value of savings is disappearing before our eyes
Wed 15 Sept 2021 - 11:58
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings comments on the latest shock inflation figures. 

FCA fleshes out plan to protect investors
Wed 15 Sept 2021 - 11:30
interactive investor comments on financial regulator's plans to tackle investment harm.

‘Further confusion over pensions must be avoided at all costs’
Tues 14 Sept 2021 - 11:52
interactive investor comments on ABI calls for simplicity on Normal Minimum Pension Age Changes.

Top tips: what to ask a new employer about the workplace pension scheme
Tues 14 Sept 2021 - 11:16
Our head of pensions and savings reacts to interactive investor figures revealing a difference of £278,000 in retirement pots between the least and most generous schemes.

‘Set and forget’ approach is currently the one to watch
Mon 13 Sept 2021 - 16:34
The experience of the past 18 months may have killed off the ‘Sell in May and go away’ maxim.

Time to reassess your financial habits
Mon 13 Sept 2021 - 15:38
interactive investor comments on the £110 fall in weekly household spend during the pandemic.

State pension triple lock to go double for single year
Tues 7 Sept 2021 - 15:11
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings comments on the shake-up.

New tax will make workers – even older ones – will feel that bit poorer
Tues 7 Sept 2021 - 14:11
interactive investor comments on plans for those over state pension age to pay new social care levy.

Call for suspension of earnings link in state pension triple lock
Mon 6 Sept 2021 - 13:40
interactive investor comments on the suggestion by the Treasury committee chair.

One in 10 buy now, pay later shoppers chased by debt collectors
Fri 3 Sept 2021 - 11:23
interactive investor comments on Citizens Advice’s latest buy now, pay later research.

‘We mustn’t take our foot off the pensions pedal’
Thurs 2 Sept 2021 - 11:56
interactive investor comments as government figures show ‘stabilisation’ in pension participation, but reveal ‘huge’ inequalities.

Most-bought investments: August 2021
Thurs 2 Sept 2021 - 09:18
We name the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

The anxieties stalking retirement dreams
Mon 31 August 2021 - 09:38
interactive investor research shows that more than a third of retirees dream about money.

Contactless payment limit will rise to £100
Fri 27 August 2021 - 12:39
interactive investor comments on the announcement from UK Finance.

Threat of new Covid outbreaks knock investor sentiment...
Wed 25 August 2021 - 14:57
...but two-thirds are doing nothing with their investments, poll finds.

interactive investor comments on latest Universal Credit statistics
Tues 17 August 2021 - 11:12
The financial situation resulting from the pandemic has far from stabilised, says ii's Myron Jobson.

Millions in low-risk pensions missing out on potential for higher returns
Mon 16 August 2021 - 10:17
Call for serious education around risk and growth in pensions for workers under 40.

Anthony Scaramucci on investing, and his brief stint as Trump’s director of comms
Thurs 12 August 2021 - 13:04
The latest interactive investor Family Money Show podcast with Gabby Logan is out now.

ii Quick-start Funds range: annual review
Thurs 12 August 2021 - 11:04
interactive investor has completed the annual review of its Quick-start Funds range for beginner investors.

ii ACE 40 Syncona investment trust under formal review
Wed 11 August 2021 - 13:02
The trust is in the specialist category of our ACE 40 list of rated ethical investments.

Capital gains tax take hits record level
Thurs 5 August 2021 - 12:18
interactive investor comments on the latest statistics.

Pension investors deserve to know how their money is being used
Thurs 5 August 2021 - 10:45
Interactive investor comments on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak's letter urging pension funds to back UK-based long-term assets, such as green infrastructure.

Most-bought investments: July 2021
Tues 3 August 2021 - 09:00
We name the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

Killik & Co named as new provider for Share Centre Child Trust Fund accounts
Fri 30 July 2021 - 11:52
interactive investor to transfer non-stakeholder CTF accounts to firm.

Success, failure and the great IPO robbery
Thurs 29 July 2021 - 10:16
interactive investor comments on Stockopedia research on performance of IPOs.

Should Junior ISA pots go towards a university education?
Tues 27 July 2021 - 15:56
The average interactive investor Junior ISA is worth £19,366 at age 17.

Older armchair warriors lead the way on AGM votes
Mon 26 July 2021 - 09:54
As investors get older, it seems there’s more of an appetite to vote on big boardroom issues, ii research finds.

100 years of Communist China: avoid, invest or engage?
Thurs 22 July 2021 - 10:44
interactive investor comments on the milestone as the West continues to grapple with the growth and influence of China.

Fund manager Olympics: UK goes for gold
Tues 20 July 2021 - 17:47
We examine the track records of funds and investment trusts investing across the globe over 25, 10, five years and over the past 12 months. 

FCA commits to being more ‘innovative, assertive and adaptive’
Thurs 15 July 2021 - 12:19
interactive investor comments on the regulator’s latest business plan.

Japan: trusts have edge over funds in medium to long term, research finds
Wed 14 July 2021 - 14:47
To celebrate the Tokyo Olympics, we reveal the best-performing Japanese-focused trusts and/or funds across four track disciplines: marathon (25 years); 1,500m (10 years), 800m (five years) and 100m (one-year).

interactive investor comments on UK house price index and inflation
Wed 14 July 2021 - 13:34
The figures are a timely remainder for house-hunters to do their homework to ensure that they don’t pay over the odds.

Fee-free US shares trading offer
Mon 12 July 2021 - 15:03
To coincide with the start of the second quarter US earnings season, interactive investor announces a five-day special offer.

Private Investor Performance Index Q2 2021
Mon 12 July 2021 - 11:18
Young investors and the wealthy outperform as investment trusts' power returns.

TikTok bans financial promotions
Thurs 8 July 2021 - 17:23
interactive investor comments as the platform calls time on financial services promotions including crypto.

Lord Jim O’Neill on inflation, Man Utd, and where investors should look next
Thurs 8 July 2021 - 12:04
The second episode of The ii Family Money Show with Gabby Logan is live.

Be on your guard, pension savers warned
Wed 7 July 2021 - 14:38
interactive investor comments on FCA pension scams research.

iShares Global Clean Energy ETF keeps place in ii ACE 40
Wed 7 July 2021 - 12:57
interactive investor retains ETF in rated list of ethical investments following a formal review.

Cocktail of debt fuelling crypto-boom among the young
Wed 7 July 2021 - 09:08
Almost half of young investors get their first taste of investing through high-risk cryptocurrency, interactive investor research finds.

Value for money reports ‘have been a huge catalyst for change’
Tues 6 July 2021 - 12:50
interactive investor comments on FCA statement about the reports.

Don’t forget retail investors
Mon 5 July 2021 - 12:48
interactive investor comments on the FCA consultation on the effectiveness of UK primary markets.

Most-bought investments: June 2021
Fri 2 July 2021 - 10:10
What were the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform?

Pension charges headache likely for more Britons
Wed 30 June 2021 - 12:02
Commenting on HMRC revised figures, our head of pensions and savings warns that more people could face unexpected charges.

Google to tackle financial scams
Wed 30 June 2021 - 11:20
interactive investor comments on new measures to clamp down on online scam adverts.

Will Green NS&I bonds mean go for savers?
Wed 30 June 2021 - 09:41
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to share more details on green bonds for savers this week.

Two property fund closures in two months: what next?
Tues 23 June 2021 - 12:27
Aegon is to close its Property Income fund and feeder funds a month after Aviva Investors’ announcement.

Alan Turing £50 note: could your serial number lead to a windfall?
Tues 23 June 2021 - 11:46
Polymer note featuring the Second World War codebreaker enters circulation.

Pension investors could lose out over DWP proposals, warns ii
Tues 15 June 2021 - 11:59
DWP’s ‘unsafe list’ won’t stop scammers, but it will create a charter for insurance firms to protect the status quo.

Seven fun ways to teach your children about money
Mon 14 June 2021 - 17:29
During My Money Week 2021, we share tools from past interactive investor Teacher of the Year award winners.

36 million Britons targeted by scammer so far in 2021
Mon 14 June 2021 - 12:14
interactive investor comments on Citizens Advice research and shares tips on protecting your money.

Truly, madly, deeply green – or greenwashed?
Thurs 10 June 2021 - 13:01
interactive investor comments on new independent group to help tackle ‘greenwashing’.

Richard Curtis gets personal about money in first ii Family Money Show episode
Thurs 10 June 2021 - 12:17
The first episode of the new interactive investor podcast series with Gabby Logan is live.

ISA investors at risk of missing out on longer-term growth
Tues 8 June 2021 - 14.56
interactive investor comments on latest HMRC ISA statistics.

interactive investor calls for ‘skin in the game’ reporting requirement
Tues 8 June 2021 - 14.22
Private investors demand transparency, survey shows.

It’s the environment, stupid
Thurs 3 June 2021 - 14.45
As G7 leaders gather to build back better, DIY investors are already focusing on the ‘E’ in ESG.

More Britons return to work, but millions remain on furlough lifeline
Thurs 3 June 2021 - 10:58
interactive investor comments on latest furlough scheme statistics.

‘We’re on the case,’ says government over tax reform proposals
Wed 2 June 2021 - 15:18
Government responds to Treasury Select Committee report on tax post-Covid.

Most-bought investments: May 2021
Wed 2 June 2021 - 12:11
We reveal the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

How much is enough in retirement?
Wed 2 June 2021 - 10:44
Guidance is good but at the end of the day, it’s personal.

FCA update on LF Woodford Equity Income probe
Fri 28 May 2021 - 15:02
interactive investor comments on investigation update.

NEET figures ‘encouraging’
Thurs 27 May 2021 - 12:01
interactive investor comments on ONS latest young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) estimates.

Dinosaur or diamond? Dow Jones Industrial Average turns 125
Wed 26 May 2021 - 14:25
Has the index become too long in the tooth for investors looking for a US index to track?

£63m lost in investment scams on social media
Wed 26 May 2021 - 11:38
interactive investor comments on new Action Fraud figures.

Mind and Money episode on the great gender and investing debate
Tues 25 May 2021 - 14:08
Age, gender, family background and culture: podcast series lifts the lid on how psychology affects our finances.

Climate poll ahead of HSBC’s AGM reveals split of opinion
Tues 25 May 2021 - 11:19
The bank's climate vote will be put to shareholders at its AGM this week.

More freedom of movement is needed for better value pensions
Mon 24 May 2021 - 16:51
interactive investor's head of pensions comments on a consultation on defined contribution schemes.

Royal London UK Equity Income keeps place in Super 60 after formal review
Fri 21 May 2021 - 15:25
Fund retained on interactive investor's rated list of investments.

Fund closure highlights a broader issue about value for money statements
Thurs 20  May 2021 - 13:39
interactive investor comments on the news that Aviva Investors is closing its UK Property fund.

Inflation: what investors need to know
Wed 19  May 2021 - 13:50
interactive investor comments on latest UK inflation figures and key considerations for investors.

Call to promote scheme that is ‘great money saver’ for parents
Wed 19  May 2021 - 13:50
interactive investor comments on the latest Tax-Free Childcare statistics.

‘My News Feed’ opens new chapter at interactive investor
Wed 19  May  2021 - 13:48
New feature allows customers to concentrate on the news that matters most to them.

Gatekeepers of internet urged to do more to fight fraud
Tues 18  May  2021 - 16:17
interactive investor comments on FCA speech on financial scams.

Signs of recovery in UK labour market
Tues 18  May  2021 - 15:36
interactive investor comments on latest ONS employment data for Q1 2021.

Set the alarm earlier on pension wake-up packs
Tues 18  May  2021 - 15:32
interactive investor comments on a call for input from The Pensions Regulator and the FCA.

interactive investor and Gabby Logan launch Family Money Show
Tues 18  May  2021 - 13:23
In each podcast episode, Gabby will speak to a famous face about the role money has played in their life.

Better understanding of three elements key to improving retirement outcomes
Mon 17  May  2021 - 14:46
Pension charges, forecasts and assumptions poorly understood amid drive to make statements simpler.

Children learning ‘dangerous’ money lessons from TikTok
Mon 17  May  2021 - 13:29
Award-winning personal finance teacher shares a six-point plan to solve the financial education crisis.

OneFamily is new home for Share Centre LISA accounts
Thurs 13 May  2021 - 11:31
interactive investor announces transfer of administration and management of 1,500 Lifetime ISA accounts.

AstraZeneca gets a bloody nose at AGM
Tues 11 May  2021 - 16:14
At today's meeting, shareholders rebelled on boardroom pay and bonuses.

Queen’s Speech: ‘urgent clarity’ needed on social care reform
Tues 11 May  2021 - 13:30
News that reform will be 'brought forward' is welcome, but families need urgent clarity on it.

Millions face ‘life-changing’ retirement shortfalls
Mon 10 May  2021 - 09:47
Lower growth forecasts set to wipe a third off pension pot values, warns joint report from ii and LCP.

interactive investor comments on Long-Term Assets Fund proposals
Fri 7 May  2021 - 12:24
interactive investor concerned that responsibility is being palmed off on sophisticated investors and advised consumers.

Rio Tinto shareholder revolt
Thurs 6 May  2021 - 14:50
interactive investor comments on rebellion over executive pay.

UK economy set to grow at fastest rate since World War Two
Thurs 6 May  2021 - 14:02
Interest rates on hold as country set to return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2021.

interactive investor comments on latest furlough scheme data
Thurs 6 May  2021 - 11:51
4.2 million workers are still on the scheme, according to the latest figures.

UK funds and trusts have bounced back since ‘Pfizer Monday’
Wed 5 May  2021 - 14:40
But with returns up over 30%, is it already too late to join the party?

Most-bought investments: April 2021
Wed 5 May  2021 - 10:36
We reveal the most-popular funds, trusts and shares on the interactive investor platform.

Pension Wise: a nudge is better than a wink towards better guidance
Tues 4 May  2021 - 16:41
Pension Wise is a free, impartial service – why not use it, says Rebecca O'Connor.

‘Breathing Space’ scheme launched to help those with problem debt
Tues 4 May  2021 - 16:34
interactive investor comments on HM Treasury's new initiative to help those in crisis debt.

Two-thirds of investors want to have a say in ESG resolutions, poll finds
Tues 4 May  2021 - 16:16
interactive investor poll ahead of Unilever climate vote reveals appetite for engagement.

Nearly 200,000 older workers vanish from employment during pandemic
Tues 4 May  2021 - 15:50
The loss of work and income is concerning for retirement outcomes.

WisdomTree Enhanced Commodity ETF added to ii Super 60
Tues 4 May  2021 - 15:47
interactive investor adds a new ETF to the rated list amid improved outlook for commodities.

Proposals to strengthen promotion rules for high-risk investments ‘miss a broader point’
Thurs 29 April  2021 - 15:57
interactive investor comments on today's proposals from the City watchdog.

Q1 dividends and upcoming payouts: will income return to pre-Covid levels?
Mon 26 April  2021 - 16:01
interactive investor experts discuss the direction of travel from here.

Biden's first 100 days: fund picks to invest in the US
Mon 26 April  2021 - 15:47
As a milestone date approaches, our experts consider the US president’s impact on markets.

Nick Train investment trust among top for retail shareholder voting
Mon 26 April  2021 - 12:45
Tesco is most-voted share on ii in the first quarter, but figures expose age gap in investor engagement.

Inheritance is ‘the elephant in the living room’
Mon 26 April  2021 - 11:59
It’s vital that potential givers and receivers open up about what their plans are, says Becky O’Connor.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2021: nominations open
Mon 26 April  2021 - 09:55
Win money for your school by helping interactive investor identify the best personal finance teachers.

Britons urged to ‘get clever’ about using tax-free allowances
Fri 23 April  2021 - 10:59
Lower tax take in the last year looks set to reverse, warns Becky O’Connor.

US earnings to watch this week: Tesla, Alphabet, Apple and Amazon
Fri 23 April  2021 - 10:11
interactive investor market experts preview global firms ahead of a crucial week in reporting season.

Five-day fee-free trading offer for US shares
Thurs 22 April  2021 - 18:14
interactive investor announces deal ahead of crucial week in US reporting season.

Lockdown savings at risk
Wed 21 April  2021 - 12:33
The impact of higher inflation is a vicious circle for savers, explains Rebecca O' Connor.

Scottish Mortgage keeps place in Super 60 after formal review
Tues 20 April  2021 - 15:37
The review took place following news of the planned retirement of key fund manager James Anderson.

Quarter of ii ISA millionaires max out allowance at start of new tax year
Tues 20 April  2021 - 15:06
Among all ISA customers, four of the top 10 fund bestsellers are funds from the Vanguard stable.

M&G Property Portfolio and feeder fund to reopen in May
Tues 20 April  2021 - 14:18
interactive investor's head of personal finance comments on the news.

Unemployment hits under-25s in London hardest
Tues 20 April  2021 - 11:22
Our head of pensions and savings sounds a warning on pensions as young people struggle to repair finances.

‘Restore the Earth’ fund options for Earth Day 2021
Mon 19 April  2021 - 12:43
interactive investor shares fund suggestions and reveals its bestselling ‘Embrace’ funds to mark Earth Day on 22 April.

Gordon Wilson to chair interactive investor board
Wed 14 April  2021 - 12:47
Ex-Travelport executive to succeed Hugo Van Vredenburch.

interactive investor adds Aquis Stock Exchange to platform
Wed 14 April  2021 - 09:52
ii customers gain direct access via the platform to some 90 companies quoted on the AQSE Growth Market.

BAME communities urged to get their voices heard in Great British Retirement Survey
Mon 12 April  2021 - 17:09
interactive investor aims to make this year’s survey the most inclusive yet.

Bestselling ISA investments in the 2020-21 tax year
Wed 7 April  2021 - 16:57
interactive investor reviews the most popular investments among its customers in the last tax year.

One Investment Pathway is clear favourite among drawdown customers
Wed 7 April  2021 - 16:21
One of the FCA’s four options to help drawdown customers invest their pension is the runaway winner.

Most-bought investments: March 2021
Tues 6 April  2021 - 16:50
Passive funds make a comeback ahead of the new tax year.

Investors support Rio Tinto’s positive climate change proposals
Tues 6 April  2021 - 15:04
Chairs and CEOs should be held to account on ESG issues, say retail investors.

Are you striking the right balance on risk and reward?
Wed 31 March 2021 - 16:00
Taking too little investment risk can be as concerning as taking too much.

FCA to consult on SPACs
Wed 31 March 2021 - 15:41
interactive investor welcomes news of consultation on ‘blank cheque IPOs’.

ISA early bird investors almost twice as likely to be ISA millionaires
Wed 31 March 2021 - 15:23
Our research shows how investing at the start of the new tax year can really add up.

Self-employed missing out on £4 billion in pension contributions
Tues 30 March 2021 - 17:16
The estimated figure highlights the gap in pension provision between self-employed people and employees.

Conditions are ripe for an ESG retail shareholder spring
Tues 30 March 2021 - 14:12
This AGM season, we are calling on private investors to make their voices heard.

Banks start to up their game on the virtual AGM circuit
Mon 29 March 2021 - 16:22
Lloyds and NatWest are holding virtual shareholder engagement events before their AGMs.

10 stocks that helped AIM be a world beater
Mon 29 March 2021 - 14:24
We name shares that helped the AIM market beat major global stock market indices over the past year.

Concerns over liquidity in open-ended funds ‘go beyond property’
Fri 26 March 2021 - 15:25
interactive investor comments on Bank of England and FCA joint research.

Five last-minute investment ideas for your ISA
Wed 24 March 2021 - 15:25
With the end of the tax year less than two weeks away, our experts share some investment ideas.

ISA investing 2021: pay attention to the charges you pay
Wed 24 March 2021 - 11:36
Over half of UK adults unable to work out percentage fees, interactive investor research finds.

ii ACE 40 iShares Global Clean Energy ETF under formal review
Wed 24 March 2021 - 10:50
The ETF is low-cost option in the specialist category of our ACE 40 list of rated ethical investments.

Tax Day plans ‘pave the way’ for future reforms
Tues 23 March 2021 - 15:42
interactive investor comments on the government's follow-up to the Budget 2021.

FCA report on younger investors and risk is ‘wasted opportunity’
Tues 23 March 2021 - 12:33
The regulator and industry can do better than this, says interactive investor.

Under-25s remain locked out of work due to lockdowns
Tues 23 March 2021 - 09:14
ONS data shows ‘chinks of light’, but we may see the scar of the pandemic on finances for decades.

Lockdown one year on: best-performing funds and trusts
Mon 22 March 2021 - 16:47
interactive investor names the funds and investment trusts that have performed best.

What will ‘Tax Day’ have in store for pensions?
Mon 22 March 2021 - 12:37
Rumours abound that tomorrow will see the equalisation of pensions tax relief between basic and higher or additional rate taxpayers.

interactive investor selects OneFamily as Child Trust Fund manager
Mon 22 March 2021 - 11:24
The specialist provider will manage stakeholder CTFs and Protected ISAs previously held on The Share Centre platform.

Baillie Gifford’s James Anderson to step down from Scottish Mortgage
Fri 19 March 2021 - 10:50
interactive investor comments as the fund manager prepares to step down after 21 years.

One year of Covid-19: how different investors reacted
Thurs 18 March 2021 - 11:24
We compare the investing trends among regular and lump-sum investors since the start of lockdown in March 2020.

Why income investors shouldn’t overlook investment trusts
Tues 16 March 2021 - 16:46
Trusts have the ability to help power income portfolios, says interactive investor.

Beginner investors: how to avoid taking on too much risk
Tues 16 March 2021 - 14:27
interactive investor launches a risk page to help private investors, and shares tips for beginners.

306% rise in Bed and ISA applications
Mon 15 March 2021 - 15:48
The uptick at interactive investor suggests many are mindful of potential tax increases in the future.

Far too few retail investors are voting, says interactive investor
Mon 15 March 2021 - 12:52
The investment platform industry needs to do more to encourage and facilitate shareholder voting, says CEO Richard Wilson.

Scottish Mortgage performance dip: a reminder of why rebalancing matters
Wed 10 March 2021 - 14:57
interactive investor’s head of funds research examines one of the most widely held investment trusts.

Female fund managers in focus on IWD 2021
Mon 8 March 2021 - 13:20
interactive investor highlights female managers in our Super 60 and ACE 40 rated lists.

interactive investor to acquire D2C customer book from Equiniti
Mon 8 March 2021 - 09:07
The deal increases ii’s UK platform market share and cements its position as a market leader.

How will pension investors respond to the lifetime allowance freeze?
Thurs 4 March 2021 - 14:24
Our head of pensions and savings Becky O’Connor discusses what the behavioural response likely to be.

From ISAs to mortgages: our thoughts on Budget 2021
Wed 3 March 2021 - 15:25
interactive investor experts reflect on Rishi Sunak’s announcements.

interactive investor responds to UK Listing Review
Wed 3 March 2021 - 13:11
Our CEO comments on the review aiming to help strengthen the UK’s position as a leading global financial centre.

Most-bought investments: February 2021
Tues 2 March 2021 - 11:56
We share details of purchases on interactive investor for February and the 2020-21 tax year ISA.

Kalifa Review: a threat to shareholder rights while women ‘left out’
Fri 26 February 2021 - 11:44
interactive investor CEO Richard Wilson comments on the review of UK fintech.

Budget 2021: what could it mean for your personal finances?
Fri 26 February 2021 - 10:08
With the March Budget less than a week away, interactive investor shares thoughts on what might be in store.

Budget 2021: how could pensions change?
Wed 24 February 2021 - 17:12
In Budget Briefing #1, we examine current pension allowances, reliefs and possible reforms.

Tick, tick...boom! The bed and ISA deadline is early
Wed 24 February 2021 - 15:37
The April bank holiday weekend has brought forward some ISA deadlines. We explain our ISA deadline dates and times.

What does the roadmap out of lockdown mean for your investments?
Tues 23 February 2021 - 11:18
interactive investor names the sectors, shares and funds that could prosper.

Prospect of enjoying retirement grows weaker for millions
Tues 23 February 2021 - 11:03
Fewer people are claiming the state pension amid rises to the state pension age.

Trusts outperform funds over 10 and 20 years, research suggests
Mon 22 February 2021 - 12:30
On average, trusts have outperformed funds in most major sectors on an annualised basis over 10 and 20 years.

Small shareholders want a seat at the table as IPO listings take off
Mon 22 February 2021 - 10.04
Some 80% of DIY investors feel private investors should have access to all IPOs.

Green pensions: ii calls for greater awareness
Wed 17 February 2021 - 12:11
A SIPP is the only way to manage your pension money completely in line with your own values.

Bitcoin surges past $50,000 for the first time
Tues 16 February 2021 - 15:50
Call for more debate about the cryptocurrency to help educate investors on the level of risk involved.

Investors want bank dividends restored this year
Tues 16 February 2021 - 11:15
Our research reveals private investors’ views on bank dividends and executive pay.

Five fund managers who said ‘sorry’ and what happened next
Mon 15 February 2021 - 12:28
From Anthony Bolton to Nick Train, we review public apologies and assess whether performance improved.

ISA millionaires: how they did it
Mon 15 February 2021 - 09:55
Investment trusts continue to power the biggest accounts at interactive investor.

Consultation launched into raising pension age from 55 to 57
Thurs 11 February 2021 - 15:58
People need some flexibility in when and how they access their pensions, says interactive investor.

Millions in UK forced to sacrifice tomorrow to survive today
Thurs 11 February 2021 - 11:07
FCA Financial Lives Survey reveals the impact of the pandemic on the population.

Mad world: five stock-market curveballs since the pandemic began
Wed 10 February 2021 - 16:55
From buying shares in bankrupt firms to people going bonkers over bitcoin, we look at some curious events from an investment perspective.

Investors’ cash waiting on the sidelines
Wed 10 February 2021 - 11:15
Results from our poll suggests investors are keen to get back in the spending game.

ii puts Royal London UK Equity Income under formal review
Mon 8 February 2021 - 16:56
The move follows news that the funds lead manager will retire later this year.

Tell me yours and I’ll tell you mine? Pension size and your Valentine
Mon 8 February 2021 - 09:57
Research reveals almost four in 10 Britons are in the dark over how much is in their partner’s pension pot.

Banks told to get ready for prospect of negative interest rates
Thurs 4 February 2021 - 13:34
From pensions to savings, we examine what negative rates could mean for investors.

Are the stars aligned for China in the Year of the Ox?
Wed 3 February 2021 - 16:23
As Chinese New Year approaches, interactive investor examines China-focused investments.

Beginner investor? Think Warren Buffett, not Wolf of Wall Street
Wed 3 February 2021 - 16:04
First-time investors would be wise to try funds and trusts before moving into trading individual stocks.

Most-popular investments in January 2021
Tues 2 February 2021 - 16:09
Tensions appear as momentum stocks such as GameStop jostle for space among more traditional blue-chip and value plays.

Buy-now-pay-later lending is fastest-growing form of credit in UK
Tues 2 February 2021 - 12:20
interactive investor comments on FCA regulation of buy-now-pay-later lending.

Want to be an ISA millionaire?
Mon 1 February 2021 - 16:30
A flat-fee investment platform could get you there quicker.

Rise in pension withdrawals during Lockdown 2...
Fri 29 January 2021 - 11:29
...but fall in the average amount withdrawn.

L&G Ethical Trust removed from ACE 40 ethical rated list
Thurs 28 January 2021 - 13:00
The decision to remove the fund followed a shift in the fund’s investment mandate from UK to Global.

From bitcoin to GameStop, pandemic stress could hurt financial choices
Thurs 28 January 2021 - 12:51
Insights into the impact of Covid-19 on our financial decisions are offered in a new podcast series.

FCA updates guidance on mortgages and consumer credit amid Covid-19
Wed 27 January 2021 - 12:25
The regulator expects creditors to exercise leniency to those who are struggling financially.

Financial scam ‘weak spots’ for men and women
Tue 26 January 2021 - 12:04
interactive investor research finds notable gender differences when it comes to susceptibility to scams.

UK’s jobless in ‘battle for financial survival
Tue 26 January 2021 - 09:03
interactive investor comments on ONS labour market overview.

HMRC to waive fines for late tax returns
Mon 25 January 2021 - 17:31
Failing to file a tax return by 31 January will not lead to a penalty if you file online by 28 February.

Auto-enrolment earnings trigger frozen at £10,000
Thurs 21 January 2021 - 16:34
Lower earnings growth means only an extra 8,000 low income earners to be automatically enrolled in pensions this year.

The ‘E’ In ESG is most important factor for investment decisions, poll reveals
Wed 20 January 2021 - 15:19
We share the findings of a new interactive investor poll ahead of this month’s Climate Adaptation Summit.

SIPP holders, don’t forget your extra pension tax relief
Wed 20 January 2021 - 12:41
interactive investor urges higher and additional rate taxpayers not to forget to claim back pension tax relief via their tax returns before the end of January.

Counting experience: who are the longest-serving fund managers?
Wed 20 January 2021 - 12:14
As Joe Biden becomes the oldest US president to take office, interactive investor looks at the performance of the longest-serving fund managers.

‘People have a right to know what their pension costs them’
Wed 13 January 2021 - 16:38
interactive investor comments on the government’s pension charges review.

How could investments fare under Joe Biden?
Wed 13 January 2021 - 15:57
interactive investor suggests sectors and funds that could prosper.

Workplace pension contributions fell during first lockdown
Wed 13 January 2021 - 11:40
Interactive investor comments on new Office for National Statistics data on occupational pension schemes.

Investment Pathways: fund choices from interactive investor
Wed 13 January 2021 - 10:01
We unveil our fund choices for the four new investment options open to pension savers entering drawdown.

Lockdown 3.0: will past lockdown winners prevail?
Tues 12 January 2021 - 15:16
Will the winners of last year’s lockdown measures experience similar success this time around?

Private Investor Index launched by interactive investor
Tues 12 January 2021 - 11:13
Our new index will offer regular insight into how private investors are faring.

Regulator sounds warning on cryptoassets
Mon 11 January 2021 - 15:40
interactive investor comments as FCA urges investors to be cautious over products offering high returns.

Turkey sandwiches, Bridgerton and...starting a pension?
Mon 11 January 2021 - 13:11
Number of interactive investor SIPP accounts opened in the 12 days of Christmas up 100% on last year.

Super 60 rated funds list reshuffle after annual review
Mon 11 January 2021 - 11:37
interactive investor’s review results in six new additions and two removals.

interactive investor makes two high-profile appointments
Thur 7 January 2021 - 10:31
We enhance investment governance with the appointments of Merryn Somerset Webb and Charles Cade.

One in eight in the dark over number of old workplace pensions
Wed 6 January 2021 - 12:49
interactive investor poll reveals many people do not know how many old workplace pensions they have.

Most-bought investments in December 2020
Tues 5 January 2021 - 12:04
Which funds, trusts and shares were in favour among interactive investor customers?

Covid vaccine rally top of 2020 investing highlights
Wed 23 December 2020 - 12:54
Our poll reveals investors’ investment highlights during an extraordinary year for global markets.

Bitcoin and investment trusts?
Fri 18 December 2020 - 10:46
Mainstream player invests in cryptocurrency, but our customers eye capital preservation trusts.

What does middle-aged renting mean for retirement?
Thurs 17 December 2020 - 14:56
Latest statistics show a big increase in older renters, but pensions may be suffering.

ii reveals the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 dividend heroes
Thurs 17 December 2020 - 10:30
Here are the blue chips and mid-caps that have kept a dividend this year.

ii sees a big jump in millennial and women SIPP investors
Thurs 17 December 2020 - 10:30
More women and young people have taken control of their pensions this year. We explain why.

Brexit fears weigh heavy on investors, poll shows
Wed 16 December 2020 - 14:33
Our poll reveals customers’ stock market concerns.

Over 65s take on jobs amid record redundancies
Tues 15 December 2020 - 10:06
ONS figures reveal a rise in the number of older workers in employment in the third quarter.

ii’s view on the top-performing FTSE All Share companies
Mon 14 December 2020 - 15:16
Several blockbusting performances with two investment trusts in the top 15.

2021 outlook: Covid vaccine sparks hope for UK stocks…
Mon 14 December 2020 - 12:22
…but China predicted to perform best, according to our customer poll.

ii comments on Bank of England property fund proposals
Fri 11 December 2020 - 14:09
We think a longer redemption period may help restore investor confidence, here's why.

2020 was the Year of the Active Investor
Fri 11 December 2020 - 09:51
interactive investor trading data reveals 2020 was the most active year in the platform’s history.

FCA confirms mini-bond marketing ban
Thurs 10 December 2020 - 12:03
Ban follows ordeal experienced by retail investors in London Capital & Finance mini-bonds.

More than a third of investors oppose ‘wealth tax’
Thurs 10 December 2020 - 11:24
interactive investor comments on Wealth Tax Commission report.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards: winners announced
Wed 9 December 2020 - 14:03
interactive investor reveals the winners of the 2020 competition.

Age UK calls for action to support unemployed older workers
Wed 9 December 2020 - 10:40
Government urged to help older workers at serious risk of poverty and derailed retirement plans.

DIY investors significantly outperform the market in 2020
Tues 8 December 2020 - 13:16
We review how investors have fared against the volatile market backdrop.

Saving for children at Christmas
Mon 7 December 2020 - 16:44
Parents tend to actively limit Junior ISA contributions in December, according to our data.

Financial advice ‘too expensive’ for most Britons
Thurs 3 December 2020 - 14:51
Despite a rise in adults receiving advice, most people consider it too costly, FCA review shows.

Your favourite funds, trusts and shares in November
Weds 2 December 2020 - 13:00
Vaccine optimism breaks records, but fund investors stick with industry stalwarts and shun passives.

Industry urged to adopt “meaningful transparency” on pensions
Weds 2 December 2020 - 11:49
Our new research identifies pensions knowledge gaps and makes some practical recommendations, too.

ii comments as competition on drawdown fees gains pace
Mon 30 November 2020 - 15:10
We explain why we welcome increased competition in the platform space.

Investors embrace ‘year of extreme saving’
Mon 30 November 2020 - 13:29
Bank of England figures reveal a large increase in household deposits.

ii Super 60 fund JP Morgan European Investment Trust under review
Thurs 26 November 2020 - 16:14
Factors such as recent performance lie behind the revision.

Spending Review poll results
Weds 25 November 2020 - 16:35
Tax hikes remain on the cards, and investors value ISA allowance most, according to our survey.

UK savings ratio second peak predicted
Weds 25 November 2020 - 16:35
Two sets of figures shed light on how Covid has affected household savings.

BMO Commercial Property Trust keeps its place in Super 60 list
Weds 25 November 2020 - 15:58
After a formal review, the investment trust remains in our rated list of investments. Here’s why.

NS&I’s motto of ‘Saving, Nothing more’ rings true for millions
Tues 24 November 2020 - 11:30
Provider has reduced interest rates from today, and here's why.

Black Friday bargains: fund and trust ideas
Mon 23 November 2020 - 15:44
interactive investor experts highlight ideas for bargain-hunting investors.

Household wealth data reveals ‘ethnic wealth chasm’
Mon 23 November 2020 - 10:57
Figures from the ONS highlight worrying inequalities when it comes to wealth.

Better advice needed on access to pension income
Wed 18 November 2020 - 16:08
With a current rise of people unlocking pension cash, more financial education is vital.

Are you keeping too much in cash?
Wed 18 November 2020 - 12:22
Rising inflation and low interest rates mean investing could be the best step for building your wealth.

Coronavirus and pensions: young people at risk of losing out
Mon 16 November 2020 - 12:17
We look at the ramifications of youth unemployment and how it will impact pension pots.

Sad day for consumers as FCA drops scrutiny of rip-off fees
Fri 13 November 2020 - 14:51
The regulator is dropping its work on investment platform exit fees.

interactive investor comments on planned Capital Gains Tax overhaul
Thurs 12 November 2020 - 14:51
We take a look at the ramifications of increasing CGT.

Large dividends pending for income investors
Thurs 12 November 2020 - 12:53
Investment trust dividends to bring some November cheer to shareholders.

ii comments on new Green Government Bonds
Wed 11 November 2020 - 12:50
People, planet and profit are major talking points. We look at this long-overdue idea.

interactive investor reshapes Ethical Growth Portfolio
Wed 11 November 2020 - 12:23
interactive investor names the top 10 most-traded shares.

Record-breaking day for customer trades after Pfizer vaccine news
Tues 10 November 2020 - 14:51
We explain why we have removed two top performers from the ready-made portfolio.

Older workers keep jobs as young pay price of pandemic
Tues 10 November 2020 - 11:30
Sharp rise in unemployment as redundancies hit record high, ONS figures show.

Today’s Covid-19 winner and loser stocks
Mon 9 November 2020 - 16:45
News today from Pfizer has buoyed the market, but there was one casualty.

Talk Money Week 2020: Covid-19 has changed the conversation
Wed 4 November 2020 - 15:57
Britons are still keeping quiet, but there’s an opportunity to break the taboo.

ii responds to FCA consultation on open-ended property funds
Wed 4 November 2020 - 11:55
We believe that better disclosure is needed and more transparency put in place.

Britons boost pensions during Covid crisis
Wed 4 November 2020 - 10:01
interactive investor research suggests certain age groups were significantly boosting contributions.

US elections get cold shoulder and Baillie Gifford dominance continues
Mon 2 November 2020 - 16:45
We take a look at what interactive investor customers purchased on the platform in October.

‘Real-life horror show’ as furlough ends on Halloween
Thurs 29 October 2020 - 09:37
Key Covid-19 financial support measures are coming to end on 31 October.

Stronger nudge to pensions guidance 'vital'
Weds, 28th October 2020 - 11:50
Getting access to clear, free guidance can mean the difference between poverty and comfort in retirement.

Most Britons don’t know whether pension is in line with their values
Tues, 27th October 2020 - 11:39
A survey published in Good Money Week reveals there is a significant lack of awareness over whether retirement pots are invested in line with savers’ moral values.

interactive investor ethical list becomes ACE 40
Mon, 26th October 2020 - 10:53
One year after the launch of our ethical rated list, we add further options for investors.

US election poll: here’s what you think of Trump and Biden
Mon, 26th October 2020 - 10:26
Events in the US have consequences worldwide, but what’s the biggest concern for our customers?

ii comments on FCA survey tracking consumer financial resilience
Thurs, 22nd October 2020 - 12:48
Paying close attention to financial wellbeing in this current time is paramount. Here's why.

Triple lock backstop to kick in for pensioners in 2021
Weds, 21st October 2020 - 10:19
With CPI at 0.5%, the state pension should rise by 2.5% from April.

Bank of Mum and Dad at growing risk of default
Weds, 21st October 2020 - 08:51
Stretched by Covid, one of Britain’s biggest lenders is under pressure, research from interactive investor’s Great British Retirement Survey shows.

Protect your personal finances amid Covid disruption
Mon, 19th October 2020 - 15:20
interactive investor comments on the latest IHS Markit UK Household Finance Index.

Keep pension statements simple
Mon, 19th October 2020 - 15:07
interactive investor comments on proposals on the simplification of pension statements.

You don’t have to compromise performance to invest sustainably
Thurs, 15th October 2020 - 16:29
Ahead of Good Money Week, we look at how our ACE 30 list of rated ethical funds and trusts has fared a year since its launch.

interactive investor appoints new Head of Pensions and Savings
Wed, 14th October 2020 - 13:53
Becky O’Connor joins the company from mutual insurance group Royal London.

Life company pensions vs platforms: how it could pay to shop around
Tues, 13th October 2020 - 16:30
Workers could be tens of thousands of pounds better off by switching to a low-cost platform.

Don’t raid your pension to get on the property ladder
Tues, 13th October 2020 - 11:33
interactive investor responds to a suggestion that first-time buyers use pension savings for a deposit.

Sunak announces local furlough scheme
Fri, 9th October 2020 - 16:31
interactive investor expert comments on the chancellor’s new support package for jobs.

A trio of special offers in tough times
Weds, 7th October 2020 - 10:24
interactive investor unveils a series of deals for new and existing customers.

Great British Retirement Survey 2020: launch date announced
Tues, 6th October 2020 - 14:00
You are invited to join interactive investor for the virtual launch of the event on 19 October 2020.

Rishi Sunak vows to maintain state pension triple lock
Tues, 6th October 2020 - 12:46
interactive investor comments on the chancellor’s confirmation that the pledge will be upheld.

Half of savers don’t know if their pension is ethical
Tues, 6th October 2020 - 09:00
As pensions minister Guy Opperman heralds sustainable investment options, our research suggests most investors are unaware of their pension carbon footprint.

Your favourite investments in September
Mon, 5th October 2020 - 11:09
We run through which stocks, funds and trusts interactive investor customers have been buying.

Super 60 rated funds list reshuffle
Thurs, 1st October 2020 - 11:17
One fund has been removed from our list and one investment trust has been added.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards: deadline extended
Thurs, 1st October 2020 - 11:08
interactive investor extends the deadline for entries to this year’s awards to Friday 6 November 2020.

‘No end in sight to the winding-up process’ for Woodford investors
Weds, 30th September 2020 - 17:59
interactive investor comments on LF Equity Income fund.

Two-thirds of investors think FTSE 100 bosses overpaid, poll shows
Weds, 30th September 2020 - 12:40
Following details of Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’ pay packet, and with unemployment expected to soar, the debate over director pay is set to resurface.

Bank of England data suggests recovery could be slower than hoped
Tues, 29th September 2020 - 16:04
It is difficult to shake the feeling that dark clouds loom on the economic horizon, says our personal finance campaigner.

Covid-19 puts doing good centre stage, ii research says
Tues, 29th September 2020 - 12:25
More than half of respondents think we will shift to greener business practices.

Lack of transparency over workplace personal pension admin fees
Mon, 28th September 2020 - 13:18
interactive investor urges FCA to take action to ensure greater transparency for UK savers.

Rishi Sunak unveils new jobs scheme
Thurs, 2th September 2020 - 15:54
Here’s our take on the chancellor’s plan to support workers and firms.

Investors braced for the long haul with buying on hold, poll shows
Weds, 23rd September 2020 - 10:26
With further restrictions in the UK, our coronavirus poll reveals a shift in behaviour.

What should investors consider when a long-serving manager steps down?
Thurs, 17th September 2020 - 16:36
Our fund analyst says what to consider when a veteran manager's tenure ends.

ii comments on interest rate decisions at home and across the Atlantic
Thurs, 17th September 2020 - 13:06
We analyse the thinking behind the central banks’ rulings.

FCA unveils plans to support consumer credit and overdraft customers
Weds, 16th September 2020 - 16:17
interactive investor comments on the regulator’s Call for Input to improve the consumer investment market.

‘Waspi women’ lose state pension age appeal
Tues, 15th September 2020 - 15:56
Our expert explains why the loss will be a bitter pill for WASPI campaigners to swallow.

A price promise for Share Centre customers
Tues, 15th September 2020 - 12:07
Following the acquisition of The Share Centre in July, interactive investor makes a promise to Share Centre customers ahead of migration.

FCA seeks views to help shape its work on the consumer investment market
Tues, 15th September 2020 - 12:06
The regulator shares proposals designed to ensure firms support UK consumers facing payment difficulties.

ii expands ‘quick-start’ funds range for beginners
Mon, 14th September 2020 - 15:40
A trio of actively managed, low cost, sustainable funds from BMO added to ‘quick-start’ selection.

CEO of The Share Centre steps down after 14 years
Fri, 11th September 2020 - 16:13
Richard Stone is handing over to interactive investor’s chief executive Richard Wilson.

Investment Association launches consultation on global bonds
Thurs, 10th September 2020 - 17:24
The IA proposes the division of the 193-strong Global Bonds sector into 10 new sectors.

BlackRock launches range of ESG multi-asset ETFs
Thurs, 10th September 2020 - 17:11
The asset manager plans to double the number of ESG ETFs it offers over the next few years.

ii Super 60 update: BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust
Weds, 9th September 2020 - 15:40
BlackRock trust removed from list, while four other funds and trusts under formal review.

Is ‘smoothing’ the triple lock the answer to the state pension problem?
Tues, 8th September 2020 - 15:40
Our head of personal finance shares her view on the Pensions Policy Institute’s proposal for keeping state pension costs down in 2021.

interactive investor on rise of private pension age to 57
Fri, 4th September 2020 - 12:01
We look at what retiring later will mean for you.

How to invest during a recession
Thurs, 3rd September 2020 - 14:04
The UK is embroiled in its first recession in more than a decade. Interactive investor explains what it means for investors.

Who’s in and who’s out? The funds, trusts and shares in favour
Weds, 2nd September 2020 - 12:15
Strong demand for global funds in August as Baillie Gifford dominates our top 10 list of fund purchases.

interactive investor simplifies pricing
Weds, 2nd September 2020 - 12:17
From 1 October 2020 a number of administrative charges are to be removed to offer better value.

Tesla and Apple top list of bestselling stocks
Tues, 1st September 2020 - 14:01
Nasdaq-listed tech giants in favour among interactive investor customers as stock splits take effect.

Are older football fans more vulnerable to scams?
Tues, 25th August 2020 - 14:15
Research reveals 13% of adults fall victim to fraud.

S&P 500 versus FTSE 100: a tale of two indices
Thurs, 20th August 2020 - 16:01
interactive investor examines the reasons behind the different performances of the US and UK markets.

Child Trust Funds turn 18: the Covid-19 impact and investing options
Mon, 17th August 2020 - 16:24
Investors should fasten their seatbelts for a bumpy ride, with more uncertainty ahead.

ii comments on the UK entering its first recession since 2009
Weds, 12th August 2020 - 13:30
Investors should fasten their seatbelts for a bumpy ride, with more uncertainty ahead.

Funds versus trusts over five and 10 years
Tues, 11th August 2020 - 16:39
Our research shows that while funds outperformed in the sell-off, investment trusts have the edge over five and 10 years.

Gifting money to children: Covid-19 and the university dilemma
Thurs, 6th August 2020 - 16:23
One in five respondents plan on gifting money to children or grandchildren sooner than expected in the wake of the pandemic.

Investors flock to gold ETPs on interactive investor - here's why
Weds, 5th August 2020 - 15:45
The yellow metal's surge has tempted ii customers to flock to Gold ETPs. We name the top ones here.

Your favourite investments in July 2020
Tues, 4th August 2020 - 09:58
Direct share purchases continue to be heavily influenced by Covid-19. Here’s what you’ve been buying.

ii comments on FCA consultation on open-ended property funds
Mon, 3rd August 2020 - 13:47
The industry regulator has proposed new rules to tackle liquidity issues for property funds.

Inheritance tax nets £5.1 billion despite rare fall
Thurs, 30th July 2020 - 12:48
Inheritance tax receipts are down, but that doesn't mean estate planning is any less important.

Poll: CGT concerns and why you're gifting money to children
Tues, 29th July 2020 - 15:48
Following our recent poll, we discuss fears associated with possible changes to Capital Gains Tax.

ii comments on ONS analysis on division of labour, work life balance and homeschooling
Weds, 22nd July 2020 - 14:29
The ONS has analysed how parents in Great Britain who were able to work, changed their routines to accommodate their new childcare commitments, prompted by the coronavirus.

ii comments on FCA intergenerational differences statement
Weds, 22nd July 2020 - 13:19
Our experts share their views on this sobering feedback from the industry regulator.

ii makes first changes to Super 60 rated list since launch
Weds, 22nd July 2020 - 12:56
We explain recent changes to our Super 60 list of rated funds and the decisions made since launch.

Which generation had it tougher? We share your views
Tues, 21st July 2020 - 15:52
Our research has shown a real mix of feelings about which generation has had it tougher.

Poll: here’s what you think about stocks and a coronavirus second spike
Tues, 21st July 2020 - 13:13
Our latest poll asked investors whether or not they were worried about further capital loss and dividend cuts. Here’s what they said.

The top five FTSE All-Share stocks since the March low
Mon, 20th July 2020 - 13:01
This pandemic has shown us that anything is possible. Our expert looks at the triple-digit risers.

Personal Finance Teacher of The Year Award: deadline extended
Thurs, 16th July 2020 - 16:17
Thank your teacher and nominate them for one of our awards. You’ve got until 3 September.

US earnings season: how age influences the stocks you’re buying
Weds, 15th July 2020 - 16:15
We highlight big variations in the US stocks most popular through June across the different age groups.

ii comments on inflation data for June 2020
Weds, 15th July 2020 - 11:43
Inflation remains well below target, meaning the Bank of England could launch more stimulus measures.

interactive investor comments on the latest UK GDP data
Tues, 14th July 2020 - 11:16
Our experts explain why the UK economy is not out of the woods yet, and discuss the most likely shape of recovery.

Four UK blue-chips earn green credentials during the pandemic
Tues, 14th July 2020 - 09:48
The hardship caused by coronavirus has given companies a chance to help out. But some haven’t stepped up.

ii comment on latest ONS analysis of household incomes
Mon, 13th July 2020 - 12:47
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has analysed households’ ability to cope with a sudden fall in employment income.

China’s stock market resurgence and the most-bought funds
Tues, 8th July 2020 - 15:30
We reveal what's behind the Red Dragon's recent boom and the most-popular funds investing there.

interactive investor scraps exit fees for Share Centre customers
Tues, 8th July 2020 - 14:16
We bring Share Centre customers into line with interactive investor customers on exit fees.

interactive investor recruits Chief People Officer and Head of Talent
Mon, 6th July 2020 - 11:49
ii continues to invest in and future-proof its people and talent strategy with two key hires.

interactive investor completes acquisition of Share plc
Mon, 6th July 2020 - 08:28
The enlarged business has assets under administration of around £36bn, further strengthening the voice for fair, flat fee pricing.

10 most-bought funds, trusts and equities in June 2020
Thurs, 2nd July 2020 - 08:51
Over the past month, ethical investing continued its ascendancy and investors maintain global approach.

A quiet revolution is underway as investors switch to SIPPs
Mon, 29th June 2020 - 11:03
Swathes of consumers are moving out of older pensions from well-known life company brands.

interactive investor comment: HMRC ISA statistics
Thurs, 25th June 2020 - 14:46
interactive investor's experts discuss the latest ISA statistics published today by HMRC.

As Apple hits a new high, will technology stocks continue to outperform?
Weds, 24th June 2020 - 14:21
Our experts discuss why tech stocks continue to do well and the outlook for the sector.

Five most-held dividend stocks among the biggest income funds
Tues, 23rd June 2020 - 10:07
ii experts shed light on the most-held stocks across the 10 largest UK equity income funds and trusts.

ii comment on FCA proposals to support consumer credit customers
Fri, 19th June 2020 - 15:36
Read what our experts think of FCA support for those using certain consumer credit products.

ii welcomes FCA proposal to make mini-bond marketing ban permanent
Thurs, 18th June 2020 - 10:54
There is no such thing as a free lunch, and these high-risk financial products should come with a health warning.

Why more is needed to teach kids whether they are in the red or black
Tues, 16th June 2020 - 12:44
Our expert stresses the need for further financial education during these uncertain times.

Our reaction to Moneyfacts research covering savings rates for easy access, fixed bonds and ISAs
Mon, 15th June 2020 - 11:46
Our experts shares their analysis of the latest funds and trusts research from interactive investor.

AIM's 25th anniversary: from Wild West to runaway success?
Friday, 12th June 2020 - 08:48
We compare AIM's performance over the years and how, in these difficult times, the junior market can keep beating the rest.

ii performance research: investment trusts vs funds
Weds, 10th June 2020 - 10:18
Our experts shares their analysis of the latest funds and trusts research from interactive investor.

Stock market rally poll: too much too soon, or only the start?
Weds, 10th June 2020 - 09:37
After a recovery almost as impressive as the crash, you tell us where you think shares are heading next.

ii comments on today’s launch of equity funds by Vanguard and Aviva
Tues, 9th June 2020 - 09:26
Our experts take a look at the latest ethical investment funds.

How different UK fund managers have fared during the pandemic
Thurs, 4th June 2020 - 09:26
Our expert picks out top funds from the ii Super 60 list and analyses performance under extreme stress.

Top 10 funds, trusts and shares in May 2020
Weds, 3rd June 2020 - 08:59
Our experts discuss what was whetting investor appetites last month. Passives and ‘star managers’ rub shoulders in top 10.

ii shares tips from the nation's best personal finance teachers
Tues, 2nd June 2020 - 12:20
We share some creative tips on how to teach kids about personal finance.

ii calls for urgent action amid inequalities research
Weds, 27th May 2020 - 14:10
Institute for Fiscal Studies data suggests women’s finances are taking a bigger hit under lockdown.

ii latest coronavirus poll
Tues, 26th May 2020 - 15:43
UK sentiment sours and more flock to investment trusts, our expert shares his views.

ii comments on personal finances during Covid-19
Tues, 26th May 2020 - 14:34
Our expert takes a closer look at the latest ONS opinions and lifestyle survey.

interactive investor comments on latest FCA mortgage proposals
Fri, 22nd May 2020 - 10:21
Our expert comments on new proposals from the financial regulator to help mortgage customers.

ii data reveals more bullish buy/sell ratios with JISA accounts
Thurs, 21st May 2020 - 16:23
Our experts explain the buy/sell ratio on Junior ISAs and top 10 most-bought investments since lockdown.

What investors should do when a long-serving fund manager leaves
Tues, 19th May 2020 - 13:23
Our experts reveal what action investors might take when long-serving fund and investment trust managers hang up their boots.

ii comment on latest ONS unemployment figures
Tues, 19th May 2020 - 11:11
Our expert shares his thoughts on the latest UK jobs data.

ii comments on Covid-19 impact on UK household finances
Thurs, 14th May 2020 - 11:25
Our expert comments on ONS research into how the pandemic is affecting UK households.

UK GDP suffers biggest fall on record
Weds, 13th May 2020 - 12:23
These growth numbers are poor, but the economic impact of coronavirus will get much worse than this.

Ethical stocks are a red herring, but these funds offer a solution
Tues, 12th May 2020 - 10:17
We look at how the widespread axing of dividends impacts ethical investors.

Trusts still the best option on the table - here's why
Tues, 5th May 2020 - 10:55
No structure is perfect, however, a positive about trusts is offering more liquidity, says our expert.

Tips for recession-proofing a portfolio: where to start?
Tues, 5th May 2020 - 09:43
Our experts provide some insight into how to recession-proof an investment portfolio.

The 10 most-bought funds, trusts and shares in April
Mon, 4th May 2020 - 15:19
Appetite for UK equity wanes as active strategies resurge in the top 10 most-bought funds in April.

Don’t look now: ii SIPP account logins up 29% amid market uncertainty
Fri, 1st May 2020 - 10:00
SIPP login activity on ii has increased year-on-year as investors make sense of current issues.

ii comments on HMRC flexible payments from pensions data
Thurs, 30th April 2020 - 15:55
Reassuringly, customers are staying calm at this very difficult time for income investors.

Dividend drought: are there any silver linings for income seekers?
Thurs, 30th April 2020 - 12:51
We now see more sense and less panic around dividend cuts. interactive investor’s experts explain why and spot silver linings for income seekers.

The generation game: millennial investors vs baby boomers
Weds, 29th April 2020 - 13:49
Our new data highlights the very clear differences and similarities between different generations.

Nine fun activities to teach your kids about money
Weds, 29th April 2020 - 10:36
Here are nine fun activities about money to incorporate into your children's lessons.

Dividend poll: find out where investors are turning for income
Weds, 22nd April 2020 - 14:51
An interactive investor survey shows what customers are doing for returns during the dividend drought.

Most-bought US stocks, biggest winners, plus latest analysis
Weds, 22nd April 2020 - 09:57
Our expert gives his view on prospects for US stocks and how they have fared during the pandemic.

New Covid-19 poll: bullish investors pick up bargains
Mon, 20th April 2020 - 15:31
interactive investor’s latest survey shows investors have become more optimistic. Here are the stats.

Deadline extension for Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Award
Weds, 15th April 2020 - 11:34
We’ve extended the deadline for nominations for the Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Award.

Home schooling: tips to add financial education alongside the Three Rs
Tues, 14th April 2020 - 16:23
Our financially-savvy experts share some advice for kids at Key Stage One and beyond.

interactive investor comment: Aviva suspends dividend
Weds, 8th April 2020 - 14:31
After banks and a host of other companies axed their payouts, here’s our view on the dividend drought.

How ISA millionaires are behaving as Covid-19 harms investment growth
Weds, 8th April 2020 - 10:18
Research by ii has uncovered the full impact of coronavirus for long-term ISA investors.

New coronavirus poll: what investors are thinking and doing right now
Thurs, 2nd April 2020 - 17:07
Research by interactive investor reveals more of you than ever are committing new money to the stock market, and not just in the UK.

Most-bought fund, trusts and shares in March 2020
Thurs, 2nd April 2020 - 11:42
Passive strategies and blue chips dominated purchases during last month’s crash. We list them here.

Banks, dividend tracker and most-bought SIPP shares this tax year
Weds, 1st April 2020 - 10:51
interactive investor’s experts share their views on bank dividend cuts, the impact on income funds and 10 most-popular stocks.

10 days of dividend cuts: see our dividend tracker
Fri, 27th March 2020 - 13:36
Our experts discuss the predicament of income investors and how they can approach the current crisis.

Market update - interactive investor comment
Fri, 27th March 2020 - 12:30
Our head of markets looks at the current state of both the US and global markets.

interactive investor comments on DWP pensioners’ income figures
Thurs, 26th March 2020 - 13:30
Our Personal Finance Campaigner Myron Jobson gives his take on today's pension income data.

Ethical funds fare better amid coronavirus sell-off
Weds, 25th March 2020 - 15:25
ii research shows that ethical funds have fared better than ‘non-ethical’ funds during the current pandemic.

ii coronavirus poll: investors switch focus to scoop up bargains
Weds, 25th March 2020 - 14:28
Our latest poll shows that bargain hunters are moving fast, and into different areas of the market.

Investment trust discounts exceed levels seen during financial crisis
Tues, 24th March 2020 - 16:57
Our expert gives his view on investment trust discounts during times of uncertainty.

ii responds to Ros Altmann’s call for six-month ban on pension transfers
Mon, 23rd March 2020 - 16:37
Our experts give their take on the proposed pension transfer ban.

Emergency interest rate cut – interactive investor comment
Thurs, 19th March 2020 - 17:22
Today’s emergency rate cut – the second in a week – brings UK interest rates into unchartered territory, at their lowest ever.

History keeps repeating on property funds, says interactive investor
Weds, 18th March 2020 - 12:03
Our head of funds research Dzmitry Lipski gives his take on the latest property funds saga.

Forget inflation baskets, coronavirus has taken Britain back to basics
Mon, 16th March 2020 - 11:23
During these tough times, it's worth reassessing spending habits stresses interactive investor's Personal Finance Campaigner Myron Jobson.

ii Budget response: Rich kids and high earners come out on top
Weds, 11th March 2020 - 16:25
The Junior ISA allowance increase could see rich kids with quarter of a million ISA pots at 18.

interactive investor: A ‘blow the budget’ budget
Weds, 11th March 2020 - 12:37
Rebecca O’Keeffe, Head of Investment, shares her views on the Budget.

Funds to benefit from fiscal and monetary stimuli announced in the budget
Weds, 11th March 2020 - 12:13
The Chancellor announced a raft and fiscal and monetary stimuli in his Spring Budget 2020 speech which could spell good news for investors.

How will BoE’s strong medicine go down with savers and investors?
Weds, 11th March 2020 - 10:20
We assess how savers and investors might respond to the Bank of England’s emergency rate cut.

International Women’s Day, ISAs and Pensions – interactive investor publishes key customer stats
Fri, 6th March 2020 - 14:55
The gender savings gap is an important and well documented issue, but it is also an issue fraught with potential clichés around attitudes towards risk and reward.

Global strategies continue to dominate top purchases on interactive investor
Weds, 4th March 2020 - 15:54
Coronavirus fears have had little impact on the most-bought funds and investment trusts lists on ii.

ii research shows impact of SIPP charges over long term and launches a free SIPP offer
Weds, 4th March 2020 - 09:19
interactive investor is waiving its usual £10 monthly SIPP fee until April 2021, amounting to a £120 saving.

Royal Mint launches James Bond gold collection
Tues, 3rd March 2020 - 10:48
The Royal Mint launched its James Bond commemorative coin and gold bar collection yesterday ahead of the release of the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die.

Hold, fold or buy? How real investors are reacting to coronavirus
Mon, 2nd March 2020 - 09:09
interactive investor polled customers with regards to the latest stock market crash. Here's how they responded.

ii puts Merian North American Equity fund under formal review
Tues, 25th February 2020 - 15:44
The inclusion of the Merian North American Equity fund on interactive investor’s Super 60 rated funds list has been placed under formal review. This follows the announcement that Merian is to be acquired by Jupiter and a co-manager of the fund is set to leave the business.

ii puts Merian North American Equity fund under formal review
Tues, 25th February 2020 - 15:44
The inclusion of the Merian North American Equity fund on interactive investor’s Super 60 rated funds list has been placed under formal review. This follows the announcement that Merian is to be acquired by Jupiter and a co-manager of the fund is set to leave the business.

Coronavirus and funds for the unexpected
Mon, 24th February 2020 - 16:21
Our funds analysts discuss the options for investors during times of crisis.

Who wants to be an ISA millionaire? ii reveals the makeup of the average £1millon+ ISA account
Thurs, 20th February 2020 - 10:48
Data from ii suggests the nation’s wealthiest have a secret weapon – investment trusts.

ii comments on listing of the Royal Mint Physical Gold Securities ETC on LSE
Mon, 17th February 2020 - 15:06
Head of Funds Dzmitry Lipski shares his thoughts on the exchange traded commodity.

Platforms need scale to generate wealth for their customers
Mon, 17th February 2020 - 10:06
We need to keep creating better and better content and services, to do this requires a very important thing called SCALE.

interactive investor agrees terms to acquire The Share Centre
Mon, 17th February 2020 - 09:33
The Boards of interactive investor/ ii Group (ii) and Share plc (brand name The Share Centre) are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended offer to combine their businesses.

Wealth tax on breakfast? Why you don’t need to settle for it on your platform costs either
Thurs, 13th February 2020 - 14:13
Imagine, for a moment, that there is a wealth tax on breakfast. If you earn more, you pay more for your cup of coffee and your morning croissant. Ultimately, someone would probably start to complain.

ii research suggests investment trusts may need to catch up with ESG
Tues, 11th February 2020 - 16:34
Just 12% of ethical investment universe are investment trusts.

interactive investor comments on the investment association retail fund sales figures
Thurs, 6th February 2020 - 10:24
Retail fund sales figures show UK investors put a record £18.1 billion into tracker funds in 2019.

Tech funds dominate top purchases on interactive investor in January
Weds, 5th February 2020 - 13:51
Lindsell Train UK Equity slipped off the rankings, making way for technology funds to make the top list.

interactive investor on the hidden wealth tax
Thurs, 30th January 2020 - 15:24
Our research shows that older investors - those aged 55 or over - are most likely to be unstuck by percentage fees.

15% of investors will trade less if trading hours are cut
Weds, 29th January 2020 - 10:50
With the LSE’s consultation on trading hours about to close, we polled customers to gauge their views.

Home bias? UK stocks account for 84% of the average equity portfolio
Fri, 24th January 2020 - 14:36
interactive investor is running a two-day, commission-free trading offer for US and international shares on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 January.

interactive investor appoints Freddie Gjertsen as chief commercial officer
Thurs, 23rd January 2020 - 17:03
ii has appointed Freddie Gjertsen as CCO, reporting directly to Richard Wilson, Chief Executive Officer.

The top four funds and trusts investing in China
Tues, 21st January 2020 - 10:37
Ahead of Chinese New Year, our funds analysts pick their favourite ways of gaining exposure to this exciting market.

Top 10 most-popular Super 60 trusts and funds in 2019
Mon, 20th January 2020 - 10:10
One year since launch, here are your Super 60 favourites and our review of Lindsell Train UK Equity.

Top shares, tech stocks, bitcoin and portfolio diversification
Thurs, 16th January 2020 - 09:56
Some sectors and assets did much better than others last year, which provide lessons for all investors.

Tips on how to improve your investment portfolio
Thurs, 16th January 2020 - 09:20
Tempted to ditch your financial resolutions? We share some ideas for how to better manage your finances.

Only way is ethics as ii launches ready made ethical growth portfolio
Weds, 15th January 2020 - 16:36
Investing for good is being made easier with ii's Ethical Growth Portfolio of 10 funds, ETFs and trusts.

interactive investor introduces free regular investing
Weds, 8th January 2020 - 11:15
We’re the first of the big investment platforms to scrap its regular investing fee, from 8 January 2020.

Most-bought funds and trusts in 2019
Mon, 6th January 2020 - 09:29
After a positive year for stocks, we reveal which funds you were buying last year.

ii responds to Bank of England Financial Stability Report
Tues, 17th December 2019 - 17:05
Action taken to address potential liquidity mismatches when open-ended funds invest in illiquid assets.

ii comment on M&G Property Portfolio fund suspension
Thurs, 5th December 2019 - 09:43
Not for the first time, investors are locked into property funds, risking contagion across the sector.

Will investors understand fund industry's new ethical language?
Mon, 18th November 2019 - 13:41
New industry-wide definitions have been designed to clarify the complexities of sustainable and responsible investment.

ii blog: Greenwashing, ethical investing and conflict
Weds, 6th November 2019 - 16:07
These three large fund houses continue to dominate as demand showed no signs of waning last month, but what else are investors buying? Find out here. 

Most-bought funds and investment trusts in October 2019
Weds, 6th November 2019 - 10:10
These three large fund houses continue to dominate as demand showed no signs of waning last month, but what else are investors buying? Find out here. 

How interactive investor's SIPP millionaires invest
Tues, 5th November 2019 - 09:31
Ever wondered how and where SIPP millionaires invest to keep their money growing? We reveal their favourite investments and how to build a decent nest egg. 

Junior ISAs turn 8 – investment trusts are powering largest portfolios
Tues, 29th October 2019 - 17:03
Junior ISAs turn eight years old on 1 November 2019, and parents who split the maximum annual contribution over 12 months every year since then would have squirreled away £31,552 per child, tax free.  

Interactive Investor agrees to sell Alliance Trust Savings’ advised and partnership businesses to Embark Group
Mon, 28th October 2019 - 15:15
The agreement in principle to sell the advised and partnership businesses of Alliance Trust Savings to Embark Group 'is a good result for all concerned'.  

New hope for Patient Capital investors
Thurs, 24th October 2019 - 13:29
A new manager at Woodford Patient Capital brings hope to investors, says our head of personal finance. 

ii Comment: Boris Johnson Strikes Brexit Deal
Thurs, 17th October 2019 - 11:53
With the clock ticking, UK and EU negotiators have agreed a Brexit deal, and UK stocks are flying. 

Dividend health check: High-yield stocks and problem funds
Thurs, 17th October 2019 - 08:59
Our experts discuss health checks to assess company dividends and also how spot a walking wounded funds.

Neil Woodford sacked, but investor cash remains trapped
Tues, 15th October 2019 - 10:49
Stuck in his flagship fund since June, Woodford's exit provides little near-term relief for investors.

Most-popular US stocks and earnings outlook
Mon, 14th October 2019 - 16:20
With US results season underway and gathering speed, here are the stocks you've been buying.

Queen has great news for pension savers, but could do more
Mon, 14th October 2019 - 15:47
Pensions starred in the Queen's speech, but our head of investments argues politicians must go further.

The interactive investor Great British Retirement Survey 2019
Weds, 9th October 2019 - 09:59
interactive investor, the UK's second largest investment platform, has published the interactive investor Great British Retirement Survey, a comprehensive study exploring the attitudes and experiences of 10,000 Brits approaching or in retirement.

New Brexit poll: what investors really fear
Weds, 2nd October 2019 - 16:30
A flash poll by interactive investor, the UK's second largest investment platform, reveals a split in investors’ sentiment.

ii launches UK's first rated list of ethical funds
Mon, 30th September 2019 - 11:10
ACE 30 is interactive investor's new rated list of ethical funds for retail investors wanting to better align their investments with their personal values.

Celebrating 40 years of Money Observer
Thurs, 26th September 2019 - 15:51
Money Observer, the respected financial publication owned by interactive investor, the UK’s second largest investment platform, turns 40 in October.

Proof that ethical funds often outperform their peers
Weds, 24th September 2019 - 12:15
For investors demanding evidence that ethical investing does not sacrifice returns, check this data.

interactive investor comments on Hargreaves Lansdown scrapping exit fees
Thurs, 19th September 2019 - 11:10
interactive investor today welcomes the news that Hargreaves Lansdown is to scrap exit fees.

interactive investor launches 'ethical investments long list'
Tues, 10th September 2019 - 11:44
This rigorously researched long list of ethical options for investors sends jargon to the recycle bin.

Brexit poll reveals fall in investor confidence over no-deal fears
Thurs, 22nd August 2019 - 11:35
A flash poll by interactive investor, shows the prospect of a no-deal Brexit has knocked investor sentiment as the October 31 deadline for leaving the EU edges closer.

Interactive Investor completes Alliance Trust Savings acquisition
Mon, 1st July 2019 - 07:00
We are delighted to now be able to welcome our ATS customers to our services and broad range of products, all with the simplicity of subscription-based flat-fee pricing.

Bitcoin: Is it starting to feel like 2017 all over again?
Mon, 24th June 2019 - 15:23
Our own cryptocurrency analyst discusses what's behind the new bull run and what's to come.

Interactive Investor hires Keith Bowman as equity analyst
Tues, 28th May 2019 - 12:12
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Bowman as Equity Analyst.

Home or away? interactive investor comment as us earnings season kicks off ahead of expectations
Weds, 24th April 2019 - 11:37
An estimated 40% of the Dow Jones Industrial Average are expected to report this week, while in terms of the wider S&P 500, we are already around 20% through.

Independent press coverage of interactive investor's new pricing
Weds, 17th April 2019 - 15:13
Don't just take it from us: several independent national news outlets have written about our new pricing and we recommend that you read the coverage.

Early bird ISA investors catch an extra £33,000
Weds, 10th April 2019 - 10:49
Investing your ISA allowance at the start of the tax year has significant benefits. Here's the proof.

Interactive Investor adopts Netflix-like monthly flat fee pricing model
Mon, 8th April 2019 - 09:44
Interactive Investor Limited, the leading flat-fee investment platform, is to replace its quarterly fee with a flat monthly fee, enabling customers to choose a more tailored approach that suits their needs.

ii Completes the Disposal of Internaxx Bank SA to Swissquote Group
Fri, 22nd March 2019 - 12:23
Interactive Investor Limited, the UK's second largest D2C investment platform, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of its Luxembourg subsidiary, Internaxx Bank SA ("Internaxx") to Swissquote Group. Regulatory approval from CSSF and the ECB was received on 6 March, and all the conditions have now been satisfied.

Interactive investor launchesSuper 60
Mon, 7th January 2019 - 11:41
interactive investor, one of the UK’s leading digital investment platforms, has launched Super 60; a rigorously selected range of investment funds, investment trusts and exchange traded funds identified by interactive investor’s expert Investment Committee.

Interactive investor wins award for mobile sharedealing
Fri, 16th November 2018 - 15:17
We're delighted to announce that interactive investor has won the award for best Mobile Sharedealing at the Investment and Wealth Management Awards 2018.

Double win for interactive investor at the Shares Awards 2018
Fri, 9th November 2018 - 10:00
We're delighted to announce that interactive investor has been named Best Execution-only Broker and Best International Share-dealing Service at the Shares Awards 2018.

interactive investor scraps exit fees
Tues, 6th November 2018 - 09:58
interactive investor is pleased to announce it will no longer charge exit fees, with immediate effect. In addition, from now until 31 December 2018, ii will help all customers, new and existing, with exit costs incurred in transferring to ii. 

Interactive Investor agrees to buy Alliance Trust Savings from Alliance Trust PLC
Mon, 22nd October 2018 – 07:00
Interactive Investor is pleased to announce that it has agreed to buy Alliance Trust Savings from Alliance Trust PLC.

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