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From Mortgages| 11:11

Mortgage approvals continue increasing: BOE

Official data reveal gross lending secured on dwellings was £18.4bn.

Equities| Jul 28, 2015

Fund selector: Little room to wriggle

High dividend payout ratios raise questions over the sustainability of dividend levels.

Jul 28, 2015

Market View: Rate rise still predicted for 2016

Experts suggest that Bank of England will remain cautious, despite improving economic figures.

Jul 28, 2015

Property transactions fall 13% as price gap escalates

Price gap between average property price and London now exceeds £300,000.

Jul 28, 2015

Services sector drags UK economy to 2.6% year-on-year growth

Data from the Office for National Statistics shows the UK economy grew by 0.7 per cent in the three months to the end of June.

Asia Pacific| Jul 28, 2015

Decline in Chinese shares narrows

The Shanghai Composite index continued to trade down, around 1.6 per cent.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,593 +0.58%
CPI inflation 0.3%
FTSE 250 17,451 +0.36%
Base interest rate 0.5%

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Analysis & Opinion
Ex-MPC member: Bank has left rate rise too late

Interview| Jul 17, 2015

Ex-MPC member: Bank has left rate rise too late

The Bank of England could well raise rates in the second half of this year, Andrew Sentance says.

Greece on the edge

European| Jul 15, 2015

Greece on the edge

The uncertainty over Greece’s future in the eurozone threatens problems for every member state

Advisers should pull politicians’ strings in pension revamp

John Lappin| Jul 13, 2015

Advisers should pull politicians’ strings in pension revamp

Advisers must not leave it to the ‘warmly welcoming’ ABI to consult on George Osborne’s green paper on pension reforms.

From Special Report: Asia - June 2015| Jun 22, 2015

Reviving Japan by a thousand arrows

How the Land of the Rising Sun is reforming under Shinzo Abe.

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Adviser Guides

Key Adviser Issues in Budget 2015

Everything you need to know about the key measures affecting you and your clients from George Osborne’s sixth Budget.

Special Reports

Pensions and Tax - July 2015

George Osborne warns he is ‘open to further radical change’ of pensions and taxes.

FTAdviser Blog

Price slump begs question, what’s the value of gold?

Some analysts expect the price to fall below $1,000 by the end of the year.

Special Reports

Investing in Asia - June 2015

Policy changes in China and Japan are hitting the mark for Asian investors.

Special Reports

Summer Investment Monitor - June 2015

Monetary policy divergence and the price of oil have brought unpredictability to markets.

Recent Articles
  1. Pensions and Tax - July 2015
    From Our Publications| 11:28

    Pensions and Tax - July 2015

    George Osborne warns he is ‘open to further radical change’ of pensions and taxes.

  2. Housing demand at 11 year high: NAEA
    From Mortgages| Jul 27, 2015

    Housing demand at 11 year high: NAEA

    Housing market report finds that 439 house hunters were registered on average per NAEA member branch in June.

  3. Price slump begs question, what’s the value of gold?
    FTAdviser Blog| Jul 27, 2015

    Price slump begs question, what’s the value of gold?

    Some analysts expect the price to fall below $1,000 by the end of the year.

  4. ‘Affordable’ housing scheme price just 4% lower than average
    From Mortgages| Jul 27, 2015

    ‘Affordable’ housing scheme price just 4% lower than average

    Figure puts affordable housing just 4 per cent lower than the average for normal house purchases.

  5. F&C exploits downturn to increase equity weighting
    Investments| Jul 24, 2015

    F&C exploits downturn to increase equity weighting

    Cash levels also built up as the team’s funds received inflows.

  6. Remortgaging 20% higher year-on-year: BBA
    From Mortgages| Jul 24, 2015

    Remortgaging 20% higher year-on-year: BBA

    Gross mortgage borrowing last month was £11.5bn, 6 per cent higher than in the same month last year.

  7. House price inflation to hit double figures this year
    From Mortgages| Jul 24, 2015

    House price inflation to hit double figures this year

    City level house price inflation ranges from 11.6 per cent in Cambridge to 2.9 per cent in Liverpool, according to report.

  8. Cash was king, says Whitechurch’s Willis
    Investments| Jul 23, 2015

    Cash was king, says Whitechurch’s Willis

    Decision to hold cash in June helped discretionary manager sidestep falls in Chinese stockmarket.

  9. 100 Club: JOHCM duo benefits from ‘cheap’ Japan
    Investments| Jul 22, 2015

    100 Club: JOHCM duo benefits from ‘cheap’ Japan

    Fund managers are 4 per cent overweight ‘one of the cheapest developed markets in the world’.

  10. Fund Selector: Volatility does exist
    Investments| Jul 22, 2015

    Fund Selector: Volatility does exist

    China and Greece dominate the headlines, while US economy goes from strength to strength.

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