Minutes of the MPC meeting in April revealed that it is still unsure how much it should invest in its quantitative easing programme.
I feel sorry for chancellor Alistair Darling. His boss has made a right mess of the economy and he is taking most of the stick.
Mortgage lending by banks in March was marginally weaker than in February, show figures from the British Bankers’ Association.
Last week was a bad week for network members. First, we learnt that Network Data had had its permissions removed by the Financial Services Authority and that Bluefin is closing its Thinc network and passing members to Sesame, although it subsequently transpired that some of them would not be accepted.
The Swiss Re Group is a major reinsurer in the group risk market in the UK. As such, their Group Watch 2015 report is a useful indicator as to the current state of play in the area of employer sponsored group life, group income protection, and group critical illness markets.
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