Remortgaging boosted lending figures in August. Gross lending rose by 9 per cent from July, says the CML, to 27.5bn in August, the highest since July 2004. Remortgaging rose by15 per cent to 11.7bn from 10.2bn in July, the highest since October 2003.
Individual fund selection rather than asset allocation is the driver for returns in the current economic climate, according to Jupiter’s multi-manager team.
Standard Life Healthcare has bought the private medical insurance business of First Assist Insurance Services.
Last week had a global feel about it so far as I was concerned. Aside from the spectacle of England regaining the Ashes from a cricket-mad nation on the other side of the world, I was privileged to receive presentations on the US and Japan from leading investment houses.
Nicola York finds that property prices have hit a plateau and we may be about to see serious falls in some areas of the country
The Family and Childcare Trust’s annual survey has been widely reported in the media and the two headline figures were these: the average cost of a nursery place for a child under two has risen by 33 per cent since 2010; and the costs have risen by five per cent in a single year.
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