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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 24, 2019

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P2P investors sceptical about interest rate rises

June 19, 2019 |

MORE than half of Assetz Capital’s peer-to-peer investors are not convinced that more frequent Bank of England interest rate rises are on the way.

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney (pictured) said in May that interest rate rises could be … Read More

Investors still failing to look beyond the bank despite a decade of low rates

October 8, 2018 |

ALMOST a third of investors are keeping their money in a traditional savings account as they are unaware of the alternatives or think they are too risky, research claims.

A BondMason poll of more than 1,000 investors with more than … Read More

19th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

September 19, 2018 |

19th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

Date: 14-15 November, 2018

Venue: Los Angeles

iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the next program in the long-running flagship series: the 19th Real Estate Private Equity Summit: West, taking place on November 14th and 15th … Read More

Mortgage Business Expo

September 10, 2018 |

Mortgage Business Expo

Date: 10 October, 2018

Venue: London, Barbican

Since its launch in 2002, Mortgage Business Expo has grown to become the biggest and most essential meeting place for the financial intermediary market.

As the financial markets expand, MBE … Read More

Interest rate rise spells good news for P2P platforms

August 16, 2018 |

THE BANK of England’s decision to increase the base rate is beneficial for peer-to-peer lending platforms, RateSetter has claimed.

At the start of August, the Bank raised its interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75 per cent, taking it … Read More

Fresh blow for savers as inflation rises for first time in eight months

August 15, 2018 |

SAVERS have been hit with a new blow as the rate of inflation increased for the first time since November 2017.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the consumer prices index had increased to 2.5 per cent … Read More

Base rate rise won’t ease saver woes, say P2P firms

August 2, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have warned that savers are unlikely to benefit from the latest interest rate hike.

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) voted on Thursday to raise the base rate from 0.5 per cent to 0.75 per cent … Read More

World Cup helps households feel happier about their finances

July 23, 2018 |

AN IMPROVING jobs market and the World Cup have helped households feel positive about their finances for the first time this year, research suggests.

The IHS Markit Household Finance Index rose to 44.6 in July, up from 43.6 in June, … Read More

The Global REITs Summit

July 5, 2018 |

The Global REITs Summit

Date: 5 September, 2018

Venue: New York

The Global REITs summit is pleased to be returning to New York on September 5th, 2018! U.S. politics and global economic shocks have huge implications for U.S. and global … Read More

Most P2P investors do not expect a rate rise

June 21, 2018 |

THE MAJORITY of peer-to-peer investors do not expect the Bank of England to raise the base rate in the next three months, a poll suggests.

Only 25 per cent of the 1,000 investors surveyed by P2P business lender Assetz Capital … Read More