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Rental demand flourishes outside M25

Rental growth surrounding London outside the M25 is highest in Luton (4.23%), Peterborough (3.75%), Thurrock (3.56%), and Bedfordshire (3.19%), the Index shows. John Goodall, chief executive and founder of Landbay,

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Companies announcing their results next week

Tuesday Paddy Power Betfair (Interim results) It’s been a difficult year so far for Paddy Power Betfair. Full-year figures in March left some investors unimpressed with weaker trends seen in

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Will today see the return of the doves?

The last Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting saw a surprise shift in the plate tectonics among policymakers, with three of eight members voting for an increase in UK interest rates.

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Will rising consumer debt affect interest rates?

Money is cheap, so is it really a surprise that the Bank of England voiced its concerns last week over rising consumer debt levels in the UK? Well, actually it

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Scotland better for rental returns than England and Wales

As of June 2017 rental prices in Scotland have risen by 1.8% and 1.4% on a yearly and monthly basis, with the average property being let out for £569 per

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Best rental yields found up North

The lowest yielding area was London (3.2%), followed by the South West (3.4%) and the South East (3.4%). Richard Waind, director of Your Move, said: “The squeezing of yields in

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday HSBC (Q2 results) The performance of the shares over the last 12-months has been impressive. This combined with an attractive dividend yield of 5% means that investors have been

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2017 bank results preview

Bank results are upon us once again, kicking off today with Lloyds. Below is a quick rundown of how things stand and what we can expect from each of the

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No rate rises while UK growth remains sluggish

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show the UK economy saw a small pick-up in GDP growth, but the overall environment remains sluggish. The preliminary estimate shows

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Buy-to-let lending grew in June

The research showed overall mortgage sales were down by £200m in June and down 1.2% on the previous month. Residential sales contracted by 2.0% (£280m) to £13.9bn. Overall, mortgage sales