UK housing market

House prices fall for first time in 2014

Personal Finance Mon 21 Jul, AT 15:30

Rightmove finds signs of cooling house prices as mortgage rules tighten and rate rise fears grow

An elderly person holds cash

18 million pensioners gain access to retirement lump sums

Personal Finance Mon 21 Jul, AT 13:55

Experts fear that radical changes to pension laws could leave some pensioners destitute

Pounds and notes

New Isas: what are they and how do they work?

Personal Finance Wed 2 Jul, AT 11:08

Isas have now been replaced by Nisas, meaning new rules for the tax-free savings accounts

House prices in London

House prices: Bank of England faces a delicate balancing act

Personal Finance Fri 16 May, AT 14:44

What should the BoE do to quell an incipient bubble, without harming the wider recovery?

World Cup

Brazil: world-class investment or a hard nut to crack?

Personal Finance Tue 13 May, AT 10:09

Would-be investors have been running scared, but Brazil shows signs of getting back on track

Invasion of the scammers: why is Britain so vulnerable?

Personal Finance Fri 2 May, AT 16:26

Fraud figures are notoriously unreliable, but the UK seems to lag behind in tackling the crime


State must intervene in the fight for AstraZeneca

Personal Finance Fri 2 May, AT 15:44

Cosseting national champions isn’t the British way. But is it time to make an exception

Nasdaq Drops

Technology shares in decline: Dotbomb 2.0 or slow puncture?

Personal Finance Fri 11 Apr, AT 16:17

Shares in tech giants including Google, Yahoo and Facebook fall sharply, but could it be time to invest?

Graphene: invest with care for a long-term return

Personal Finance Fri 4 Apr, AT 17:08

It's the stuff of dreams... and scams. But Graphene may provide opportunities for patient investors

London house price bubble: is it time to quit the capital?

Personal Finance Fri 4 Apr, AT 15:43

Anxiety over booming property market grow, and as prices rocket homeowners should cash in