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For the first time since March 1960, annual inflation measured by the Retail Prices Index – which includes housing costs such as mortgage interest payments and council tax – fell below zero to -0.4%.While the Consumer Prices Index annual inflation – the government’s target measure – fell to 2.9% in March, down from 3.2% in […]
The latest news from the Council of Mortgage Lenders is that although the volume of mortgages for house purchase increased by 4% in February, the volume of remortgage business fell by 20% compared with the previous month. The figures are even gloomier when viewed on an annual basis. The number of house purchase deals is down by 47% and remortgage deals by 58% compared with the same period last year.
Insolvency services provider Guardian Corporate Solutions has reported a successful first month’s trading, trebling its projected targets.
The Association of British Insurers says other insurers may follow in the footsteps of the Post Office and limit their unemployment cover if contracts allow.
Capital Market Notes, December 2016 David Lafferty, Chief Market Strategist, and Dave Goodsell from Natixis Global Asset Management’s Durable Portfolio Construction Research Centre, assess how institutional investors view central bank policies from across the globe. Read the full article here:
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