What did you miss? Our 20 most popular stories of 2013

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As 2013 draws to a close, we look back over the major news stories in an eventful year.

Outspoken hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry grabbed the headlines this quarter as the permabear finally admitted he has turned bullish, while his comment that Bitcoin is a screaming buy also enthralled readers. We broke the news a large student property fund had been suspended, and several follow up stories revealed disgruntled investors left facing a long wait to get their money back. Our analysis of the banking sector also caught readers' attention, as we asked whether Lloyds and RBS shares were a good buy, while Royal Mail's hugely undervalued IPO and subsequent surge in price was als...

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