Tuesday, 12th December 2000.
Type: Cash Isa.
Minimum investment: £1.
Maximum investment: £9,000.
Interest rate: 6.55 per cent gross a year.
Withdrawal penalty: None.
Tel: 0500 225777.
Tuesday, 12th December 2000.
It is that time when fund managers try to balance the books for the year-end while commentators look back at what has happened and comprehensively ignore what they said 12 months previously. Neither group will be sorry to see the year behind them. It has been difficult for investors and forecasters alike. All will be […]
The FSA has announced the appointment of the members of the External Mortgage Advisory Group which will advise the regulator during the consultation on the new regulatory regime for mortgages. The appointments include First Active chief executive Tony Ward and Halifax head of mortgages Phil Jenks.
Investment guru Paul Myn ers' report on institutional investment called for the abolition of the minimum funding requirement, which he claims discour ages investment by institutional investors in the UK. The report has raised the temperature for UK pension funds by highlighting that they are too risk-averse and do not invest enough in small compan […]
Norwich & Peterborough Bui lding Society has set up a special fixed-rate mortgage for buying or remortgaging res idential pro perties on the Costa del Sol. N&P arm Spanish Home Loans is providing the mortgages to British expats for their main home, holiday prop erty or retirement residence on Spain's south coast. The mortgage is […]
In this short video, Craig Inches, head of short rates and cash at Royal London Asset Management, offers his thoughts on how to preserve capital and generate income in an inflationary environment. Watch the video in full The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well […]
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