Mainstream lenders need to “wake up and smell the coffee” over the potential of the self-employed market.
Key unanswered questions remain following Chancellor’s announcement for first-time buyers.
While the UK was waiting for Chancellor George Osborne to give his Budget speech, in the US the Federal Reserve was deciding on their next move on interest rates.
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Experts say the Government should target funding towards those areas that are struggling to keep up with London and the South East.
7IM investment manager Ben Kumar eyes European banks and Asia.
GDP expansion forecast to hit up to 8.5 per cent over the next 12 months and thereafter move into double-digit territory.
Brokers are divided over the prospect of no-deposit mortgages returning to the market.
Tech providers say lenders are enhancing their digital mortgage sales platforms in a bid to stop brokers taking a bigger share of the market.
Fund manager believes the global economy recovery is firmly on track.
For the past year commentators have been opining on how dramatic the slowdown in the nation’s growth will be, but does it matter?
Business owners must accept that they cannot be everywhere all the time.
The Goldman Sachs Wealthbuilder Multi-Asset Growth Portfolio has hedged its interest rate risk and recently stripped down its commodities exposure.
The blue-chip index is edging closer to its December 1999 all-time high.
For Liontrust’s head of multi-asset, John Husselbee, the disparity of monetary policy across the globe is firmly dictating where he is placing his bets.
With plenty of cash on balance sheets, corporate confidence back in the black and cheap borrowing abound, M&A looks set to soar even further. But how should investors work the trend?
Mortgage trade bodies have shed doubt on fears that the Bank of England is about to cut interest rates.
With the pension reforms expected to increase demand for advice, how can young hopefuls enter the industry?
Hedge fund manager’s stark warning as high-profile names are stripped of alpha status.
“Dislocated” markets are becoming difficult to read so the Old Mutual Spectrum 5 fund is remaining diversified and avoiding the most consensus trades.
With a string of new lenders joining the BTL market in recent months, Money Marketing asks experts if market conditions have ever been so favourable.
The Seven Families campaign shows the value of emotional and back-to-work support that can often be overlooked.
The US dividend culture appears to be a changin’, but is it really sustainable alongside a multibillion-dollar binge of share buybacks and low investment?
Western technology companies will benefit most from a low-growth world with depressed interest rates, Miton multi asset manager David Jane says.
With forecasts widely predicting growth in the UK mortgage market this year, Money Marketing asks experts what potential obstacles stand in its way.
Described as a game changer for global markets, the dramatic fall in the price of oil is creating a distinct group of winners and losers.
Australia’s experience of pension freedom should be ringing alarm bells here in the UK.
Some lenders have raised their procuration fees in recent weeks, but distributors argue they still do not reflect the broker workload.
Can tax relief or auto-enrolment boost income protection?
The Architas Multi-Asset Active Intermediate Income fund beat its benchmark last year by being “less wrong” on the duration trade, manager Caspar Rock says.
Industry experts say a combination of lower funding costs and regulatory restrictions have led to a surge in the number of 10-year fixed rate deals.
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The Certificate in Pension Scheme Member Guidance was designed for administrators but could also be useful for paraplanners and advisers.
Intelliflo appears to have cracked the issue of how to deliver digital relationships that complement traditional services.
The countdown is on to the implementation of the new pension freedoms.
Delivering consistent dividend growth can underpin a company’s share price throughout times of wider market volatility.
There will be reasons for both optimism and concern this year.
How should firms deal with a request and the potential consequences?
Experts have raised the alarm over the widening gap between lenders’ procuration fees after the FCA warned it could intervene in the market.