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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 16, 2018

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Expectations of interest rate rises decline

June 8, 2018 |

EXPECTATIONS of an interest rate hike have declined among the public, research suggests.

The Bank of England’s inflation attitudes survey for May found 51 per cent of respondents anticipate a rate rise over the next 12 months, down from 58 … Read More

Falling inflation sparks interest rate warnings

May 23, 2018 |

INFLATION has fallen to its lowest rate in 18 months, leading experts to predict that there will be no rise in interest rates before the end of the summer.

According to new data from the Office for National Statistics, inflation … Read More

Little respite for savers as Bank holds off from rate rise

May 10, 2018 |

THE BANK of England has held off from raising interest rates this month but has admitted that hikes are still looking likely.

Minutes of the Bank’s latest monetary policy committee meeting said rates were held at 0.5 per cent as … Read More

EasyMoney: Cash ISA fee complaints are ‘tip of the iceberg’

April 23, 2018 |

EASYMONEY has claimed that complaints made to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) over cash ISA fees and poor returns are “the tip of the iceberg” regarding public frustration over low interest rates.

The newly-launched peer-to-peer lender, which is part of Sir … Read More

EasyMoney: Bank accounts cost savers £1bn in lost income last year

April 7, 2018 |

UK SAVERS are losing more than £1bn in income from their bank accounts each year, according to research from EasyMoney, part of Sir Stelios-Haji-Ioannou’s easy family of brands.

The recently-launched peer-to-peer lender said on Saturday that this represents a 16 per cent … Read More

Inflation finally falls but still beats savings returns

March 20, 2018 |

INFLATION hit a seven-month low last month but there is little sign of respite for interest-starved savers as ISA season approaches, figures show.

Official for National Statistics (ONS) data shows consumer price inflation (CPI) grew by 2.7 per cent in … Read More

18th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

March 14, 2018 |

18th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

Date: 27-28 March 2018

Venue: New York

After a yearlong stretch characterized by lower tax, less regulation, a pro-growth environment, with higher rates and inflation under the Trump administration, the economic engines have revved … Read More

A quarter of Britons think inflation is well above official figures

March 9, 2018 |

THE LATEST Bank of England quarterly inflation survey shows that more than a quarter of Britons think the rate of inflation is above four per cent, suggesting that people are increasingly feeling the pinch of a weak pound.

In the … Read More

Inflation stumbles in January as cost of living holds at 3 per cent

February 13, 2018 |

THERE was little relief for interest-starved savers this morning as official data showed inflation held steady at three per cent in January.

Analysts had expected the cost of living measure to drop to 2.9 per cent but it remained at … Read More

Spending slowdown indicates pre-Brexit caution

February 12, 2018 |

HOUSEHOLD spending fell by 1.2 per cent in January, while spending in shops was down by four per cent year on year, new figures have revealed.

This marks the first time that consumer spending has fallen since 2013.

According to … Read More