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Consumers warned of online payment peril

Citizens Advice is warning consumers to be careful when searching for rooms or properties online if they are asked to provide funds via money transfer prior to viewing.


FSA should let lenders enter sub-prime sector

I feel compelled to write in response to the news item in last week’s issue of Mortgage Strategy headlined ’CML ponders cutting repossessions for 2010 to less than 53,000’. The subject of repossessions is one that I have recently brought up with my local MP. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that […]

A step too far for the FSA

It’s a bit obscure, I admit, but I’ve been trying to decipher a speech that Lord Adair Turner gave to the Reserve Bank of India in Mumbai, earlier this month.

Three catalysts for European equities

By Rob Burnett, Manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund In recent weeks, the bear case for European equities has become more pronounced on the back of weaker-than-expected GDP data and deflation concerns. This softening in economic momentum has led some investors to question whether the ECB is behind the curve and indeed whether it […]


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