Grovelawn Financial News 2008

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December

Read financial news for December 2008

09/12/2008 – CML unhappy with Labours bank policies

04/12/2008 – Another cut in the base rate to 2%

November

Read financial news for November 2008

27/11/2008 – Credit card companies sign up for fairer terms

25/11/2008 – Mervyn King backs Alistair Darling

18/11/2008 – Rates cut on current accounts

14/11/2008 – Bail outs could increase cost of borrowing

12/11/2008 – Tracker mortgages re appear in the market

11/11/2008 – Property sales shrink but there are bargains to be had

07/11/2008 – Treasury to pay out £800million to Icesavers

06/11/2008 – Base rate cut by 1.5%

05/11/2008 – Existing landlords increase their portfolios

04/11/2008 – RBS writes off further £6.1 billion

03/11/2008 – Skipton and Scarborough merge

October

Read financial news for October 2008

30/10/2008 – Home loan approvals rise slightly

22/10/2008 – Help for those facing home repossessions

21/10/2008 – London Inter Bank Rate falls again

17/10/2008 – Economists argue for extreme cut in base rate

13/10/2008 – Bonus payments shake up

07/10/2008 – Landsbanki put into receivership

02/10/2008 – Northern Rock pulls popular savings products

01/10/2008 – EPC's are required for England & Wales from today

September

Read financial news for September 2008

30/09/2008 – US $700 billion bail out rejected

25/09/2008 – Nomura buys part of Lehmans

18/09/2008 – TSB confirms its takeover terms

17/09/2008 – HBOS up for sale

15/09/2008 – Lehman Brothers goes bust

12/09/2008 – Lenders announce rate cuts

10/09/2008 – Value of auctioned homes down by 25%

09/09/2008 – The Chancellor to help housing finance market

08/09/2008 – US Government rescues ailing lenders

02/09/2008 – Stamp duty suspended for properties under £175k

August

Read financial news for August 2008

30/08/2008 – Buy to Let Rates Come down Even Further

27/08/2008 – Taylor Wimpey dealt a £1.5bn writedown blow

22/08/2008 – Ulster Bank mortgage to help first time buyers

22/08/2008 – Nationwide announce further rate cuts including a new 5 year

22/08/2008 – BTL Market booming according to RICS

12/08/2008 – Mortgage lenders lower rates as optimism appears

06/08/2008 – Stamp duty "holiday" an option

04/08/2008 – Fears of property price inflation in the future

July

Read financial news for July 2008

30/07/2008 – Pru shelves plans to share excess capital

22/07/2008 – Rental yields rise

21/07/2008 – FSA to consider "Gold Standard" Mortgages

17/07/2008 – Lenders rates are lowered

16/07/2008 – Bank charges under fire by the Office of Fair Trading

16/07/2008 – Government aims to help builders and buyers

04/07/2008 – TPG Capital pull out of deal with B&B

02/07/2008 – Latest figures show it's cheaper to buy than rent

01/07/2008 – £30 billion worth of fixed deals come to an end

June

Read financial news for June 2008

27/06/2008 – HSBC's rescue mortgages loaded with large fees

26/06/2008 – QIA pumps billions into Barclays

11/06/2008 – Mervyn King suggests compensation scheme

10/06/2008 – Mervyn King outlines his objectives for second term

09/06/2008 – Rental demand grows

05/06/2008 – Base rate remains the same

04/06/2008 – Bradford & Bingley upset shareholders

03/06/2008 – Second home rentals increase

May

Read financial news for May 2008

29/05/2008 – Barclays announces cuts in overdraft charges

20/05/2008 – Property crash is not everyone's prediction

15/05/2008 – Barclays announces losses

13/05/2008 – Mortgage lending remains low

12/05/2008 – HSBC writes down £2.9billion

April

Read financial news for April 2008

23/04/2008 – Two at the BOE voted against rate cut

18/04/2008 – RBS issues shares to help shore up bank

10/04/2008 – Interest rate cut to 5%

09/04/2008 – Rate cut pressure for Brown as working group emerges

March

Read financial news for March 2008

19/03/2008 – FSA officials quit

12/03/2008 – Banks to inject billions into economy

08/03/2008 – Banks pay out massive refunds

07/03/2008 – Council tax revaluation imminent

04/03/2008 – Bank shares the way to riches

February

Read financial news for February 2008

29/02/2008 – Cheltenham & Gloucester's cuts high loan to value range

27/02/2008 – Buy to lets rise

22/02/2008 – NR shareholders told to "prepare for worst"

14/02/2008 – Northern Rock's fate imminent

12/02/2008 – Worries about HIP's increase

11/02/2008 – Norwich Union policyholders reap benefits

08/02/2008 – Base rate cut

January

Read financial news for January 2008

25/01/2008 – FSA may not be given additional powers

24/01/2008 – Make the most of tax free gifts

16/01/2008 – Property prices more affordable

09/01/2008 – Halifax figures reveal market growth

08/01/2008 – Mortgages market shows 'resilience'

03/01/2008 – Remortgage approvals rise - Buy to lets soar

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