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Property prices in Britain see big jump in April as house hunters are ‘bored of Brexit’

Property prices in Britain see big jump in April as house...

The average asking price for UK homes jumped by almost £3,500 in April – making it the biggest month-on-month uplift in over a year, new data has revealed.Across Britain, the average price of new-to-the-market properties increased by an average of £3,447 in April - equivalent to 1.1 per cent - making it the biggest month-on-month…
Tax industry can’t keep up with financial technology – CNET

Tax industry can’t keep up with financial technology – CNET

At tax time, new financial tech means excursions into dangerous waters. (This ancient map is actually on display at the Maritime Museum in Bergen, Norway, but illustrates the point nicely.) Stephen Shankland/CNET I knew doing my own taxes again would be a pain after years of outsourcing the annual headache to accountants. What I didn't…
‘V’ For Victory? Not Yet…

‘V’ For Victory? Not Yet…

VanEck NDR Managed Allocation Fund (MUTF:NDRMX) tactically adjusts its asset class exposures each month across global stocks, U.S. fixed income, and cash. It utilizes an objective, data-driven process driven by macroeconomic, fundamental, and technical indicators developed by Ned Davis Research ("NDR"). The Fund invests based on the weight-of-the-evidence of its objective indicators, removing human emotion…
IDA caught in Wikipedia war of words over tax and Brexit

IDA caught in Wikipedia war of words over tax and Brexit

IDA Ireland has paid for changes to Wikipedia pages about itself and its chief executive amid growing concerns about anonymous editing that portrays Ireland’s tax regime negatively, the Sunday Business Post reports. A Wikipedia user, Britishfinance, has been carrying out changes since March last year with more than 40,000 edits logged since then. According to…
Why a timely nudge might help us save money

Why a timely nudge might help us save money

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The experiment in rural India has inspired a range of products Anyone struggling to save money might take inspiration from labourers in rural India.These low-paid construction workers took part in an experiment. When they were paid, some of the cash was put into one envelope, or two, and earmarked…
‘Brexit remains a major drag on activity in the housing market’: Prices sluggish and queries down

‘Brexit remains a major drag on activity in the housing market’:...

'Brexit remains a major drag on the property market': Prices remain sluggish, buyer enquiries are down and few homes coming up for sale, say estate agentsPrices look set to remain subdued in the near term, the Rics sayBut, outlook for 12 months time looks better, with prices forecast to rise  By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published:…
Today in the press

Today in the press

Updated / Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 10:13 A look at some of today's business stories from the newspapers BREXIT COULD REDUCE HOUSE PRICES EVERYWHERE EXCEPT DUBLIN - ESRI - Brexit could hit house prices in most of the Republic but drive up demand for homes in Dublin, experts warned politicians yesterday.  They also predicted that…
Loyal customers are paying nearly twice as much for home insurance as new recruits

Loyal customers are paying nearly twice as much for home insurance...

Loyal customers are paying nearly twice as much for home insurance as new recruits, with rip-off average premiums of £325 a yearA third of loyal policy-holders stick with the same provider for six or more years However this band of loyal customers are being ripped off instead of rewarded New customers who switch providers every year have…

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