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Prime market remained stable in December 2010

The UK prime residential mortgage-backed securities market remained stable in December, reveals data from Moody’s Investors Service.



January’s fall stifles hopes of lending rise

Hopes of an increase in mortgage lending in 2011 were dashed last week as it was revealed gross mort-gage lending fell 13% in January from December’s figure. Gross mortgage lending fell to an estimated £9.2bn in January from £10.6bn in December 2010. The figure is 5% up on January 2010 when there was £8.8bn of […]

The Perils of Passive Investing

The era of loose monetary policy created an environment that rewarded passive investors in the US. However, with the US raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, Felix Wintle explains why he believes active investing will be more important than ever. In the video Felix discusses: The rising cost of capital and its […]


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