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Sep 18, 2014

Mortgage price war sees lenders slash rates and Virgin Money unveils six-year fix

As a home loan war breaks out, Virgin Money has launched a six-year mortgage today which allows borrowers to protect themselves against rate rises for a prolonged period...

Sep 17, 2014

Mortgage lenders spark price war with interest-rate cuts

Battle comes despite expectations that the Bank of England will soon move its base rate off its historic low of 0.5% Continue reading..... #Bank of England #HSBC #Barclays

Sep 17, 2014 | Asian shares mostly up on China bank report

Asian markets have mostly risen, with Hong Kong boosted by a report that China's central bank has pumped $81bn into the country's five biggest lenders... #China #Hong Kong

Sep 19, 2014

Strongest August since 2008 for lenders

Mortgage lenders have reported their strongest August since 2008 with an estimated total of £18.6bn handed out to borrowers. But as it released the figures, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said lending activity appears to have reached a "platea... #China #Hong Kong

Sep 11, 2014

RadioShack May Have To File For Bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround efforts. The struggling electronics store said it may have to file for bankruptcy protection if it can't raise money fast enough. CEO Joseph Magnacca said in a s... #RadioShack #Fort Worth, Texas

Sep 19, 2014

CMHC chief says housing agency considering passing on mortgage risk to banks

'In our role as an adviser to government, we are evaluating a range of ideas on future improvements to our housing finance system, including risk-sharing with lender... #RadioShack #Fort Worth, Texas

Sep 20, 2014

Eircom pulls plug on its €3bn stock market flotation

Eircom has pulled the plug on a planned €3bn stock market listing just a week after filing an updated flotation prospectus with the Central Bank. The decision marks the end - for now at least - of a move that would have seen the telecom firm's shares... #RadioShack #Fort Worth, Texas

Sep 20, 2014

Let's get set to let: The buy-to-let market has never been more tempting - so here's how to invest wisely

Recent figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show the number of buy-to-let loans has increased by 58 per cent in the past two years and by 17 per cent in the past month alone... #RadioShack #Fort Worth, Texas

Sep 10, 2014

MBA Purchase Applications

The Mortgage Bankers' Association compiles various mortgage loan indexes. The purchase applications index measures applications at mortgage lenders. This is a leading indicator for single-family home sales and housing construction. --... #RadioShack #Fort Worth, Texas

Sep 17, 2014

Funding risks remain for several euro zone banks - S&P

Some euro zone banks have insufficient liquidity and several will continue to require support from the European Central Bank after long-term funding help runs out at the start of next year, credit ratings agency S&P said. S&P said refinancing... #European Central Bank #Europe #National Bank of Greece #Banco Popular Espanol #Dexia #Bankia