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Students spark rise in university town prices

New students are boosting house prices, with growth in 60% of university towns outperforming their respective regions, says Lloyds TSB.

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Basel III set to fortify banks

The financial crisis has seen banks looking for handouts from government, but the upcoming Basel III proposals are designed to help banks withstand the shocks in the first place, says Eric Stoclet, CEO of Crown Mortgage Management

CAN YOU HAVE A POP TO WIN THIS BOTTLE OF MIGHTY FINE CHAMPAGNE?

Five members of the Moneyspinners team get ready for a gruelling 600-mile bike ride Can you put the boot into your nearest and dearest to win this delectable bottle of bubbly? In addition, competition sponsor Tiuta will donate £100 to Great Ormond Street Hospital. Submit a witty caption for the photo above and you will […]

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Life in the old loan books yet!

New lending may be scarce in the current market, but there are still millions of mortgages in the UK to be managed, many of which sit under brands that no longer exist. Hence Lending Strategy’s round table and lunch this summer (sponsored by HML) explored the potential of legacy mortgage books

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Has Britain really stopped saving?

By Steve Webb, Director of Policy and External Communications Our latest policy paper reveals what the fall in the savings ratio does (and doesn’t) mean In June 2017, the Office for National Statistics published its estimates for the ‘savings ratio’ for the first quarter of 2017. This is essentially a measure of the percentage of […]

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