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McFall forum to bring back confidence

Treasury select committee chairman John McFall, MP, is setting up an industry forum aiming to restore confidence in long-term savings.


BM Solutions launches new self-cert mortgage deals

BM Solutions launches new tracker mortgages. Products at 85 per cent LTV include a two-year tracker at 5.55 per cent with no overhanging early repayment charges, and a one-year tracker at 3.75 per cent. Both products come with free legal service and refund of valuation and revert to BBR + 1.75 per cent at the […]

Correspondent’s View

If you were asked to think of two words starting with A that would instantly strike the fear of god into people, asbestos and actuary would probably do the trick. So imagine my terror when my first call on Monday morning is to attend a press conference on asbestosis at the Institute of Actuaries. As […]

Is volatility dead? No, sell credit

There are several arguments that one could currently make for why credit markets look unattractive. These include signals that the US economy is in late cycle, the fact that corporate leverage has been increasing (with 2016 setting a record for the amount of global bond issuance), and that US high-yield default rates have risen considerably […]


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