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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 17, 2018

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New IFISA invests in care home reform

July 5, 2018 |

A NEW Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is targeting returns of up to seven per cent per year by investing in specialist care homes across the UK.

The Barbican ISA has been billed as an “ethical” investment fund, due to its … Read More

Banks reject P2P lenders on money laundering concerns

July 5, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have been turned away by banks when trying  to open the client money accounts that are legally necessary for them  to operate.

Despite the vast majority of platforms now being fully regulated, Peer2Peer Finance News has seen messages … Read More

To fee or not to fee?

June 28, 2018 |

FEES are easily forgotten amid the excitement of a new investment. But over time, commission costs, service charges, transaction fees, currency conversions and servicing costs can quickly add up.

According to new research from Netwealth, 50 per cent of investors … Read More

JustUs introduces auto-buy feature

June 27, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lender JustUs is introducing an auto-buy function on its secondary market in an effort to increase liquidity for investors.

This follows the news that the platform is allowing lenders to sell off ‘slices’ of their loans on the JustUs … Read More

ArchOver opens IFISA for transfers

June 26, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) for transfers from other providers.

Investors will now be able to move some or all of their funds from old cash and stocks and shares ISAs to the business peer-to-peer platform’s tax … Read More

P2P investors abandon cash ISAs

June 25, 2018 |

INVESTORS are ditching their cash ISAs in favour of other forms of ISA accounts, according to new research from peer-to-peer platform Assetz Capital.

In the first quarter of this year, 52 per cent of Assetz Capital’s investors had put money … Read More

From ISAs to IPOs! Five game changing moments in P2P

June 25, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER has come a long way from its early days of a few technology firms simply set up to let the public bypass the poor rates and services on offer by the banks and lend to each other.

The ethos … Read More

Only six per cent of Brits aware of Innovative Finance ISAs

June 21, 2018 |

THERE is considerable lack of awareness among the British population about ISA products, particularly the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), research shows.

A survey of 1,000 adults by Oaksmore ISA found 16 per cent of savers were not aware of any … Read More

MoneyThing opens up IFISA to all investors

June 19, 2018 |

MONEYTHING has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) to all investors, following a successful soft launch of the tax wrapper.

The peer-to-peer business lender opened its IFISA to just over 100 pre-registered users at the start of the new tax … Read More

Assetz reports £10m of inflows since rate rise

June 19, 2018 |

INVESTORS have ploughed £10m into Assetz Capital in the month following the peer-to-peer lender’s first-ever rate rise.

Rates of return for the Quick Access Account and 30-Day Access Account increased from 3.75 per cent to 4.1 per cent and from … Read More