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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 21, 2018

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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

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

8th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit

May 3, 2018 |

8th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit

Date: 7 June, 2018

Venue: New York

iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the 8th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit taking place on June 7th, 2018 in New York.  With current low interest rates, new tax … Read More

Rising interest rates tipped to boost P2P returns

April 20, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investors are expected to see better returns once the Bank of England follows through with its long-awaited series of interest rate rises, according to Lending Works.

The P2P platform said in a blog post that when the Bank of … Read More

UK rate rise could spell trouble for some P2P platforms

April 9, 2018 |

PRESSURE is mounting on the Bank of England to raise interest rates, but the chief executive of peer-to-peer lender Blend Network says this could be a problem for platforms offering lower yields.

The central bank held the base rate 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

Interest rates could rise earlier and higher than expected

February 8, 2018 |

THE BANK of England has signalled that interest rates may be increased earlier and higher than expected, in what could be good news for savers but bad for those servicing debts.

The Bank’s February inflation report, released on Thursday, said … Read More

Bad news for savers as Bank of England holds interest rates

December 14, 2017 |

THE BANK of England has kept interest rates on hold this month despite rising inflation.

The Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) held the base rate at 0.5 per cent on Thursday, following an increase in November – the first rate hike … Read More