Amid stuttering growth and political uncertainty, we look for companies that should thrive regardless, Mark Page, manager of Artemis European Opportunities Fund, tells Ross Leckie.
A further base rate cut from the Bank of England could see mortgage interest rates fall below 1 per cent, according to industry analysts. Bernstein research suggests that interest rates on one of the most popular products in the UK market – an 80 per cent LTV two year fixed mortgage – could drop to […]
There was a ‘negligible’ drop in the number of property transactions in the UK between July and August according to the latest statistics from HMRC, with experts saying that this reflects the general trend for the summer months. Seasonally adjusted figures show that there were 97,660 non-residential property transactions, compared to 97,710 in July, representing […]
The Financial Conduct Authority is concerned about the unregulated bridging market, according to mortgage sector manager Lynda Blackwell. Speaking at the Association of Short Term Lenders conference today, Blackwell said the quality of regulated bridging was exceeding the regulator’s expectations, but that the unauthorised market was a problem. She said: “The regulated side of this market […]
One Family is to join Legal and General Mortgage Club’s new direct to lender Later Life Lending Panel. The Panel offers services to retired customers who are looking to secure a mortgage either direct, or through a master broker. Legal & General Mortgage Club’s director Jeremy Duncombe (pictured) says: “It is testament to the strength […]
Alex Ralph, manager of the Artemis High Income Fund, sees further pressure on government bonds as inflationary pressures build on both sides of the Atlantic.
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