Moneybags: is the frock-market the new stock-market?

In June, Christie’s are auctioning the world’s two most expensive designer handbags. They’re both Birkins and their combined value is over a quarter of a million pounds. They’re unique, sure - but those figures are not unheard of. Alexander Fury examines the new market for handbags whose craftsmanship - and price - is seen on a par with works of art. And arguably as tempting an investment.

China – time to chop or stick?

The Chinese stock market has plummeted this year and is still very volatile. So what should investors know before deciding whether to chop their funds or stick with them?

SIPPs - the pros and cons

With recent changes to the pension market and £18bn contributed to schemes in the last financial year, saving for retirement is a growing area offering exciting new options for investors.

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