Spectator Money – Features

Pay it forward: Sir Philip Green donated the kiss from Kate Moss that he bought for £60,000 to Jemima Khan

How Jeremy Corbyn kept down the bids at this year’s big Tory fundraiser

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Charity auctions are a fun way to part the well-off from spare cash

Stick to your guns: classic weapons can yield an attractive return free of capital gains tax

The best things in life are capital gains tax free

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Some of the best things in life are free of capital gains tax

Post-Brexit banquet: Argentinian beef, best served with South African wine

How to invest if you’re sure we’re heading for Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Exporters and service firms can thrive outside the EU

The ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns? Claptrap on both sides!

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Jonathan Davis invites City veteran and Open Europe founder Rodney Leach to assess the campaigns for and against Brexit

Farmers’ market: The Common Agricultural Policy colours Brussels’ thinking on all aspects of trade

A sober economic analysis shows that Brexit is best

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Your need-to-know guide to the economics of Brexit

Buying and selling euros or dollars? Don’t get stung

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Your bank may be hopelessly uncompetitive in foreign exchange deals — but be careful who else you deal with

Volatile proposition: bitcoin has plunged from its 2013 peak

Is bitcoin a safe haven against mainstream money mayhem?

5 March 2016 9:00 am

The digital currency has a cult following — but is it a safe haven against mainstream money mayhem?

Managing your own pension investments? Then look beyond today’s turmoil

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Our veteran investor offers tips for Sipp holders in worrying times

‘Shall we go or shall we stay?’ Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan in

British expats in the EU fear a stronger euro far more than they fear Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am

British expats in France fear a stronger euro far more than Brexit

Global brand: Nestlé of Switzerland ‘will still be selling chocolate in 100 years time’

The other side of the Alps: living and investing in Switzerland

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Why Switzerland is such a great place to live and invest — and so happy it stayed out of the EU

Oh Lord, free us from Brussels: the sale of ‘L’Angelus’ (1858) by Jean-Francois Millet prompted the introduction of ‘droit de suite’

Why Britain’s world-class galleries and auction houses could benefit from Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Why Britain’s world-class galleries and auction houses could benefit from Brexit

Asking the right questions

14 November 2015 9:00 am

‘Forecasting is a mug’s game’ is a dictum often heard in the financial world, yet more often ignored. As our…

The robots are coming — and they want to make you rich

14 November 2015 9:00 am

The age of the driverless portfolio is upon us

Posh crisps: private equity helped Tyrrells move upmarket

The patient capitalists: why private equity is a force for good

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Despite its bad name, private equity is a force for good

Here we go again: worried customers outside a US bank during the financial crisis of September 1936

Interest rates must rise, but when?

14 November 2015 9:00 am

The Fed keeps finding reasons to delay a vital decision, says a top economist in the first part of our survey of what lies ahead for markets and investors

Storm-tossed: how will our plucky portfolios fare in such choppy waters?

Debt and deflation leave investors all at sea

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Debt and deflation signal squalls ahead

A reassurance: Ben Bernanke

Why the world’s central banks look clueless and uncertain

14 November 2015 9:00 am

The increasing futility of central banks

Think ahead to make the most of your money

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Smart ideas for a prosperous new year

Industrial revolution: gas from shale — as here in Pennsylvania — has transformed the US energy economy

To frack or not to frack: investing either way

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Our veteran investor hunts for opportunities amid energy confusion

Wheels of fortune: Keith Richards poses in 1967 with his Bentley Continental ‘Flying Spur’, which sold for £600,000 at auction this year

Classic car values are soaring... but buy the one that makes you smile

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Buying a beautiful car that speaks of a bygone era of motoring style is for many people the fulfilment of…

Because I’m worth it: an art deco emerald and diamond necklace sold for over £300,000 at Christie’s in 2007

Investing in jewellery can bring sparkling returns

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Well-chosen jewellery can be highly rewarding

Choices, perspectives and dreams

3 October 2015 9:00 am

After pension rules were relaxed by George Osborne in April, savers were reported to be ‘cashing in their pension pots’…

Myth and modernity: China is feared and revered by the West

Why China's still a land of opportunity for British business

3 October 2015 9:00 am

China is still a land of opportunity for UK companies, despite recent market turmoil

Crowd fever: Hindus at India’s Janmashtami festival form a human pyramid to claim a pot of prize money.

Crowdfunding: gimmick or revolution?

3 October 2015 9:00 am

The pros and cons of equity crowdfunding

Investor Nick Train on when doing less earns more

3 October 2015 9:00 am

Interview: Masterly inactivity works for me, says one of London’s top-ranked investors