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  • Property buyers dive in as Turkey’s lira plunges This week’s currency crisis has prompted a flood of overseas buyers seeking bargainsProperty investors have been flocking to Turkey this week in a bid to grab houses and apartments that have in some cases dropped from £55,000 a month ago to below £37,0… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Kill quarterly reporting? Some investors ring alarm bells Less reporting by U.S. corporations could put shareholders in the dark, allow companies to drift off course and even make U.S. stocks less attractive and create less public company investment, some… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • It will be tough for Trump’s SEC to overhaul reporting rules U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he wanted the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to explore doing away with quarterly corporate reports, replacing them with filings every six… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • SEC says it continues to study frequency of company reporting The Securities and Exchange Commission will continue to study the frequency of public company reporting after President Donald Trump called on the agency to consider shifting from quarterly to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • SEC moves to ease information disclosure requirements The top U.S. securities regulator on Friday said it had voted to simplify and update requirements for disclosing information that it considers redundant or outdated, with the aim of reducing… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Students risk overdraft debt spiral Consumer groups highlight leading student accounts but warn that many undergraduates rely on overdrafts. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund’s board of trustees voted on Friday to phase out investments in companies that run private prisons or immigrant detention centers, saying the businesses have an… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Trump backs CEOs, proposes easing corporate reporting rules U.S. President Donald Trump asked securities regulators to explore replacing quarterly reporting requirements with half-yearly filings at the urging of executives including PepsiCo Chief Executive… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Sino-U.S. investment firms are targeting over $4 billion for new funds launched this year As limited partners increasingly demand greater exposure to emerging market opportunities, venture capital firms with a focus on Asia are bulking up their funds and chasing deals in an increasingly competitive race to own stakes in the next generation of local startups with global aspirations. Over the last year, firms including DCM Ventures, GGV Capital, Matrix ...
  • U.S. value stocks capitalize on ‘FANG’ stumbles, with room to run The summer roller-coaster in two of the four big-cap ‘FANG’ names – Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc – has led to a shift, albeit slight, into value stocks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Investors flee risk as bear markets multiply: BAML Investors pulled billions from equities this week, shifting into bonds and high dividend-yielding sectors as Turkey’s currency crisis sparked a global selloff and emerging markets entered bear… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Knightsbridge cafe accountant admits lying about staff pensions Hashmukh Shah, 63, admits purposely misleading officers from The Pensions Regulator. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Celebrities warned over social media ads The UK’s competition watchdog launches an investigation into the world of celebrity endorsements. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • First crack at Musk could give top Tesla funds an edge Information about Elon Musk’s efforts to take Tesla Inc private is scarce. But some small investors wonder if top funds have an edge. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • Berkshire boosts Goldman, Teva stakes; buys more Apple Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc boosted its investments in Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd during the second quarter and confirmed it has expanded… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Major Tesla shareholders trimmed stakes last quarter: filings Two major Tesla Inc shareholders cut their stakes in the electric automaker during the second quarter, before Chief Executive Elon Musk announced he would try to take the company private earlier this… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Australia’s AMP back in inquiry hot seat as pension transfers challenged Australia’s No.1 retirement and wealth management company AMP Ltd paid hundreds of millions of dollars from customers’ retirement accounts to its subsidiaries without proper documentation, an inquiry… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Retirement success: focus on the paycheck, not a savings number Steve Vernon is an expert on numbers – but please do not ask him for your “number” – that is, the amount you need to save to insure a successful retirement. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • U.S. banks teach financial literacy with hands-on experience Last year, Abbey Jones’ high school routine had a twist. For 45 minutes each week, she became one of 15 student tellers at the Community Spirit Bank branch at Red Bay High School in Red Bay, Alabama. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Messaging firm Line launches a dedicated crypto fund Messaging company Line is continuing to burrow deep into the crypto space after it announced the launch of a $10 million investment fund. The fund will be operated by Line’s Korea-based blockchain subsidiary Unblock Corporation, which is tasked with research, education and other blockchain-related services. The fund will be called Unblock Ventures and it’ll initially have ...
  • Australia’s AMP channeled pension funds to subsidiaries: inquiry Australia’s No.1 retirement and wealth management company AMP Ltd paid hundreds of millions of dollars from customers’ retirement accounts to its subsidiaries in possible contravention of trust laws,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Why Americans are more cautious about the cost of college CHICAGO – Since he was in fourth grade, Dennis Nolte’s stepson Jacob has been tacking Massachusetts Institute of Technology posters to his bedroom wall and dreaming of attending some day. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • SEC charges Ameriprise for not safeguarding client assets Ameriprise Financial Services Inc will pay $4.5 million to settle charges that it failed to safeguard client assets after five of its representatives allegedly stole more than $1 million, the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Be humble, be frugal: Life lessons from Big Sick’s Showalter Michael Showalter’s path to success in Hollywood has as many plot twists as the movies he directs, which include the hit romantic comedy “The Big Sick.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Rising fuel prices push up UK inflation for first time in 2018 Higher costs at the pump add to squeeze on household incomes after months of falling wages growthHigher fuel prices in July pushed up the rate of inflation for the first time this year to put an extra squeeze on household incomes following several mont… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UK rail fares to rise by 3.2% Commuter and campaign groups call for freeze on train fare hikes following year of mass cancellations and strikesRail fares will increase by up to another 3.2% in January, the government has confirmed, with the cost of some season tickets to rise by hu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Activist Starboard Value halves its stake in Newell: filing Hedge fund Starboard Value said on Tuesday that it sold half of its stake in consumer products company Newell Brands, whose chief executive officer it sought to replace, about four months after… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Ackman’s Pershing Square trimmed ADP stake in second-quarter: filing William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management trimmed its stake in Automatic Data Processing by selling 3.7 million common shares in the second quarter, a regulatory filing on Tuesday showed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Berkshire boosts Goldman stake, confirms Apple purchase Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday said it has increased its investment in Goldman Sachs Group Inc, and confirmed it has added to its stake in iPhone maker Apple Inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • U.S. hedge funds bet on retail, tech in second-quarter as economy sizzled Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big second-quarter bets that the U.S. economy would continue to expand despite increasing concerns about a broadening trade dispute between the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Einhorn’s Greenlight cuts back many top holdings, slices Apple Billionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital is posting some of the hedge fund industry’s worst returns, cut back several long-term holdings, including Apple Inc , Voya Financial Inc … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Ethereum’s falling price splits the crypto community Hello And Welcome Back To The Latest Edition Of All The Cryptos Are Getting Rekt Right Now. Crypto bloodbaths have become fairly common in 2018 — mainly because of the insane growth in 2017 — but we’ve not covered them all because they are so numerous and often include so-called ‘flash crashes’ or small drops, but ...
  • Wake Up To Money Business Of Sport – Football League and Cycling Sean Farrington talks to Shaun Harvey the boss of the EFL and cyclist Lizzie Diegnan Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • 13/08/2018 Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has bought House of Fraser. But there’s concerns it may mean reduced income for pensions in the future and it’s still not clear what his plans are for the struggling brand. Danni Hewson and Mickey Clark talk to the boss o… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Citigroup shakes up consumer bank and card chief leaves Citigroup Inc restructured its consumer bank on Monday, elevating one executive and triggering the departure of another, as the third-biggest U.S. bank moved to improve results. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Keeping Tesla shares may not be an option for some big funds Elon Musk wants to take Tesla Inc private, but some of his big investors may not be able to follow. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Major Tesla owner Fidelity trimmed stake last quarter: SEC filing Major Tesla Inc shareholder, Fidelity Investments, cut its stake in the electric automaker by 21 percent during the second quarter, before Chief Executive Elon Musk announced his plan to take the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Citigroup says global card chief Linville leaving in shakeup Citigroup Inc said on Monday that Jud Linville, the head of global cards and consumer services, is leaving the company as part of a reorganization of executives in its global consumer banking… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Third Point took new stake in NXP Seminconductors: filing Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund made a string of new investments in the information technology sector, including buying 10.7 million shares of NXP Semiconductors NV, during the second… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. teachers’ union urges pensions to cut investment in private prisons A labor union representing American teachers on Friday urged pension funds to cut their exposure to investment firms that have funneled millions of dollars into private prisons, saying the companies… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures announces a $10M fund for crypto deals VCs around the world are trying to wrap their head around crypto, and the new investment paradigm it brings. Some have made one-off deals but a few have jumped in off the deep end with dedicated crypto funds, with A16z in the U.S. the most prominent example. Now Singapore has its first from the traditional ...
  • Ackman’s public hedge fund beats market with 12.7 percent gain: report William Ackman’s publicly traded hedge fund is outperforming the broader stock market this year, fueled by rising prices at Chipotle Mexican Grill and Automatic Data Processing Inc, the billionaire… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • With no white knight in sight, Tesla shares plummet from Musk’s tweet-related highs Investors definitely aren’t stoked by the deafening silence coming from Tesla after its chief executive announced in a tweet that he plans to drop a fat sack of cash on public shareholders in a bid to take the company private. Tesla’s shares have tumbled from their post-tweet highs as investors are now left with the embers ...
  • Rosy assumptions on retirement timing invite rude financial surprise Working longer can boost the odds of a secure retirement – that is an article of faith in retirement planning circles these days. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Attention retirement savers: college 529 plans aren’t just for kids As a financial planner, Ray Loewe watched clients who had retired struggle with too much leisure time. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Pound falls lower against the dollar and euro Sterling touches a near-one year low against the dollar as worries about a no-deal Brexit continue. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • YOUR MONEY: How to rebuild when divorce derails your retirement Divorce crushed Dennis Nolte’s retirement plans not once but twice. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Pimco’s Ivascyn says time for defensive approach at Pimco Income Fund Dan Ivascyn, the group chief investment officer at Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), said it is time for a more defensive approach at the Pimco Income Fund. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Tesla buyout would add to year of pain for short-sellers It would be the ultimate black eye for short sellers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • How to rebuild when divorce derails your retirement Divorce crushed Dennis Nolte’s retirement plans not once but twice. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UK house prices rising faster than wage increases, Halifax says Bank puts annual rate of property inflation at 3.3%, but experts say market activity still lacklustreA surprise spike in UK house prices in July has increased the annual rate of property inflation to 3.3%, pushing the cost of buying a home to a record … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • YOUR MONEY: Retirement planning the Dr. Strange way In the recent film smash “Avengers: Infinity War,” superhero Doctor Strange analyzes more than 14 million possible futures to figure out how to defeat the evil Thanos and save humanity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Nationwide will not pass on full 0.25% interest rate rise to most savers Many of the building society’s savers will see only a 0.1% increase Nationwide is not passing on last week’s Bank of England’s 0.25% rate rise in full to savers in the first sign that big financial institutions will use the base rate to increase profit… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Carer shortage after Brexit ‘will force women to quit jobs’ Up to 28,000 fewer EEA care workers in five years, says Department of Health report Women will be forced to quit their jobs to look after ill or ageing relatives if the supply of EU care workers is severed after Brexit, the Department of Health has war… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Interest Rates up, But Bank of England Out of Touch? After raising interest rates by a quarter of a percent, the Bank of England is accused of being out of touch, Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark discuss who the decision will affect most. In an exclusive interview Wake up to Money, the Football Associati… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • House of Fraser on the brink As a crunch week looms, Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark examine whether House of Fraser can survive. They also look at the impact of extreme weather on potato prices; and as many claim print is dead, why is one local paper cranking up its presses? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • July sets a record for number of $100M+ venture capital rounds In July 2018, the tech sector’s leisure class — venture capitalists — kicked investments into overdrive, at least when it comes to financing supergiant venture rounds of $100 million or more. With 55 deals accounting for just over $15 billion, July likely set an all-time record for the number of huge venture deals struck in a single ...
  • Wake Up To Money Business of Sport – Sale of Wembley Sean Farrington looks at the future for Wembley Stadium with the Finance Director of the Football Association Mark Burrows and former Sports Minister Richard Caborne. Also how can Netball make the most of recent success. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • ‘All my spare money goes on my mortgage now’ Homeowner Sarah Cottingham reacts to the rise in UK interest rates. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Savers ‘missing out on better rates’ Experts say millions could get a better return on savings by switching deals irrespective of the Bank rate rise. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Will savings rates go up? We have selected eight questions about the interest rate rise from BBC News website readers to answer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Could a basic income replace Universal Credit? RSA calls for local experiments to see if a basic income could replace the Universal Credit scheme. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Top DJs spin tales of their first jobs The world’s top DJs are basically demigods of the turntable, packing arenas and wowing electronic dance music (EDM) fans everywhere around the globe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Investors pull money from U.S. large-cap stocks as tech retains crown: BAML A selloff in big U.S. tech shares wasn’t enough to pull money away from the sector, Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists said on Friday, but U.S. large-cap stocks suffered outflows as investors… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • AIG shares slide 3 percent after executives downplay weak results Insurer American International Group Inc slid more than three percent in morning trading on Friday after executives tried to downplay another weak earnings report and vowed a turnaround was on the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • U.S. Treasury proposes rules on repatriating overseas corporate income U.S. companies got more clarity on Wednesday on bringing more than $2.6 trillion in profits held abroad into the United States, as required under tax changes enacted by the U.S. Congress in December. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Goldman sees rising rates a drag on U.S. residential investing Goldman Sachs economists said on Thursday rising mortgage rates would subtract 1 to 2 percentage points from U.S. residential growth over each of the next two years as they have already nicked the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • NYSE-owner ICE to launch new fixed income ETF platform Intercontinental Exchange Inc is partnering with BlackRock Inc on a new fixed income exchange-traded fund execution platform to open next year, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange said on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Is meaningful, part-time work in retirement a myth? CHICAGO – As Pamela Pommer entered her 60s, she planned to work part-time helping aging people deal with financial troubles. But like many baby boomers she realized that a “meaningful” position is… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Author delves into U.S. Social Security’s origins to debunk myths Social Security is unaffordable due to our aging population. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Interest rate rise: lack of dissenting voices came as a surprise Bank had been poised to act for some time but the unanimous vote raises eyebrowsIn the end, there were no doubters. Despite some markedly mixed signals from the economy in recent months, the nine members of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committ… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • How will interest rate rise affect mortgages, savings and property? Impact of Bank of England’s decision to lift base rate for only second time in a decadeThe Bank of England on Thursday raised its base rate for only the second time in a decade, inching it up from 0.5% to 0.75%. What impact will it have on your mortgag… Share this:Click to email this to a ...
  • Bank of England poised to raise interest rates Markets suggest a 91% chance of rates returning to levels unseen since March 2009The Bank of England is poised to raise interest rates above the level set since the aftermath of the financial crisis for the first time, despite a weakening outlook for t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • The dramatic rise and fall of online P2P lending in China Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. When Emily Zhang was interning with a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firm in the Summer of 2016, her main task was to carry out research on other P2P lending firms. She found the rates of return tempting and some underlying ...