From Alan LakeyI do like it when this august organ veers away from the dry and often tedious world of mortgages across to sledging and character assassination. Who needs Ricky Hatton when we have this? Alan Lakey
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Lenders should know what brokers want by now. After all, surveys of brokers’ views give remarkably consistent answers. But some lenders are still failing to provide brokers with anything like the level of service they expect.
From Stephen Atkins I agree with the article, ‘Loans regulation predicted’ (Mortgage Strategy November 14), but the background is more complicated than described. Back in 2000 the Treasury instructed the FSA to introduce regulation for first charge mortgages but for some reason second charges were excluded. In 2005 the Hampton Report was published and suggested […]
Yorkshire is offering Huddersfield Town fans a mortgage deal that comes with free season ticket and signed shirt. From Saturday, November 26, supporters who are either looking to move home or just move their mortgage can take home next years season ticket and a Terriers shirt, signed by their favourite player. The offer is open […]
UK merchant bank Close Brothers has set the record straight about its intentions for Mortgage Intelligence. Speaking exclusively to Mortgage Strategy Robin Sellers, Close Brothers group secretary, says the business is going strong and looking to acquire other networks. He says: “We are always looking for acquisitions to build the company and compete. We are […]
The remarkable performance of the TOPIX over the past year has caused many sceptical equity investors to look again at the Japanese market. These returns have come despite very significant problems facing the Japanese economy. Chris Taylor, manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses these problems and whether Abenomics will be able to overcome them, enabling the market to continue to rise.
In the video, Taylor addresses the following:
• The size and speed of Japan’s unprecedented monetary policy
• Abenomics and the implications should it fail
• Corporate Japan and beneficiaries of government policy
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