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Does banning short selling work?

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Does banning short selling work?

Yesterday a number of continental European regulators imposed a ban on short selling certain financial stocks, report the IMA.

12 Aug 2011

Atlantic warns of caution over personal insolvency figures

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Atlantic warns of caution over personal insolvency figures

While year on year, personal insolvencies have fallen, the 3 months to June 2011 have seen the first rise in a year according to the latest insolvency figures.

12 Aug 2011

Coventry Intermediaries launches 2, 3 and 4 year fixed rate mortgages

Mortgages

Coventry Intermediaries launches 2, 3 and 4 year fixed rate mortgages

From Friday 12th August, Coventry Intermediaries is launching an exciting new range of fixed rate mortgages including a rate of 2.99% for 4 years.

11 Aug 2011

Lender concern over unhelpful European report

Mortgages

Lender concern over unhelpful European report

Lenders in the UK and Europe are concerned about an unexpected attempt to widen the scope of the proposed European directive on mortgages, report the CML.

11 Aug 2011

CML updates instructions on disclosing incentives

CML updates instructions on disclosing incentives

The CML is bringing out an updated version of its disclosure of incentives form, which must be filled in by all builders or developers if they are planning to sell a newly-built pr

11 Aug 2011

Pensions shortfall give biggest boost to equity release sales

Retirement

Pensions shortfall give biggest boost to equity release sales

New research from equity release specialist LV= reveals that the majority (98%) of IFAs believe equity release will be a big future growth area and crucial in meeting the needs of

11 Aug 2011

Repossessions down 7%

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Repossessions down 7%

CML reports little change in mortgage repayment problems in second quarter.

11 Aug 2011

Buy-to-let market returned to growth

Buy-to-let market returned to growth

The value of new buy-to-let loans increased by 21% in the second quarter of 2011, driven mainly by remortgaging, according to new data released today from the Council of Mortgage L

11 Aug 2011

mortgage possession claims stable

Mortgages

mortgage possession claims stable

Mortgage possession claims and claims leading to orders made in the county courts of England and Wales have been reasonably stable during 2010, reveals the latest Mortgage and land

11 Aug 2011

Second charge mortgage repossessions remain low

Mortgages

Second charge mortgage repossessions remain low

According to the Finance & Leasing Association, the total number of second charge mortgage repossessions so far this year is 429, 12.8% lower than in the first six months of 2010.

11 Aug 2011

 

Struggling homeowners have more options the quicker they act

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Struggling homeowners have more options the quicker they act

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has urged anyone who thinks that they may be at risk of losing their home to take action immediately.

11 Aug 2011

13.6 million UK adults without a pension

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13.6 million UK adults without a pension

A staggering 38% of British adults (13.6 million) do not have a pension, according to new research from Baring Asset Management.

11 Aug 2011

Surge in firms using assets to fund pension schemes

Retirement

Surge in firms using assets to fund pension schemes

New data from The Pensions Regulator shows the use of corporate assets to help plug pension scheme shortfalls has become widely accepted.

11 Aug 2011

Struggling mortgage customers should seek help from their lender

Mortgages

Struggling mortgage customers should seek help from their lender

Seven in ten people (72%) are worried about mortgage rates, with 14% struggling with their repayments, according to new research by Which?

10 Aug 2011

Landlord optimism continues to grow

Landlord optimism continues to grow

Almost a quarter of landlords are feeling more optimistic about the prospects for their property portfolios, rental income and yields, buy-to-let mortgage specialist Paragon has re

10 Aug 2011

Mortgage market sees highest number of first-time buyers since August

Mortgages

Mortgage market sees highest number of first-time buyers since August

June saw the highest number of mortgages taken out by first-time buyers in 10 months, according to data released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

10 Aug 2011

Paradigm renew strategic relationship with Ison Harrison

Mortgages

Paradigm renew strategic relationship with Ison Harrison

Paradigm Mortgage Services, the mortgage services proposition, has today announced the renewal of its strategic relationship with Ison Harrison, the national law firm.

10 Aug 2011

Tough Times Ahead for Renters as Rents Rocket

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Tough Times Ahead for Renters as Rents Rocket

Atlantic Financial Management is warning of a rise in possessions by landlords as demand for rental property is exceeding supply, pushing up rental charges when rising day to day l

10 Aug 2011

Fixed mortgage rates fall to record low

Mortgages

Fixed mortgage rates fall to record low

Lenders are trying to tempt borrowers onto fixed rate mortgages by continuing to cut the rates payable on their fixed rate deals.

10 Aug 2011

Nigel Stockton, Financial Services Director at Countrywide

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Nigel Stockton, Financial Services Director at Countrywide

myintroducer.com catches up with Nigel Stockton, Financial Services Director at Countrywide, the estate agency and property services Group.

10 Aug 2011

Holloway Friendly appoints new directors

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Holloway Friendly appoints new directors

Holloway Friendly has appointed two new directors to its board.

10 Aug 2011

Investors eye opportunities in market turmoil

Savings & Investments

Investors eye opportunities in market turmoil

Investors are attempting to make the most of the opportunities being presented by the volatility in the stock markets, report moneyfacts.co.uk

10 Aug 2011

Money Advice Group launches Broker Network Division

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Money Advice Group launches Broker Network Division

The Money Advice Group has announced the creation of their Broker Network Division.

10 Aug 2011

UK housing market remains flat

Mortgages

UK housing market remains flat

Activity in the housing market remained flat during July, with house prices slipping further, according to the latest RICS UK Housing Market survey.

09 Aug 2011

New online UK bridging directory goes live

New online UK bridging directory goes live

The first ever financial directory of its kind has been launched online in the UK to help bridging and commercial loan experts to find the best deal for their clients.

09 Aug 2011

Leeds Building Society delivers 61% increase in new lending

Leeds Building Society delivers 61% increase in new lending

Leeds Building Society today announced a strong set of half year results.

09 Aug 2011

Nationwide reduce 2 & 3 year fixed mortgage rates

Mortgages

Nationwide reduce 2 & 3 year fixed mortgage rates

Nationwide is to reduce the majority of its two-year and three-year fixed mortgage rates for new applications.

09 Aug 2011

Commercial property prices to fall further

Commercial property prices to fall further

Research by Hatfield Philips has revealed that industry experts believe that, for many European markets, commercial property prices have not bottomed out and still have further to

09 Aug 2011

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