Markets & economy

Advisers divided on investing in UK equities

Friday, 18 August 2017 | News

Investors are likely to receive a mixed response from advisers on the current potential for investing in UK equities (shares in UK listed companies).

Brexit concern increases among Moneywise users

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Just over a year on from the referendum vote to leave the EU, only a quarter (25%) of Moneywise users say they’re not worried about Brexit having an impact on their finances, according to our latest poll results.

Bank of England holds interest rate at 0.25%

Thursday, 03 August 2017 | News

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has held the base rate at its current level of 0.25%.

Credit crunch 10 years on: Are you financially prepared for another economic crisis?

Thursday, 03 August 2017 | News

A decade on from the financial crisis and millions of people are still suffering from the consequences.

Investing beat cash saving in the year following record interest rate low

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | News

This week marks the first anniversary of interest rates dropping to their record low of 0.25%.

Inflation falls to 2.6%, which could 'kill off' talk of interest rate rises

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | News

Inflation has unexpectedly fallen to 2.6% in the year to June – down from 2.9% in May, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) latest Consumer Prices Index (CPI) figures.

Pound galvanised thanks to weak US inflation

Monday, 17 July 2017 | News

Investors hoping to capitalise on a weak pound and strong dollar for dividend growth see hopes of increasing pay-outs falter as dollar drops to 10-month low.

Interest rate rise could happen as soon as January 2018

Thursday, 13 July 2017 | News

There is a growing expectation that the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will raise the base rate in coming months.

10 years without a base rate rise – how have savings and investments performed?

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 | News

It is 10 years since the Bank of England raised interest rates, meaning savers have spent the past decade battling low rates.

Queen’s Speech 2017: What it means for your money

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | News

Moneywise's Helen Knapman and Hannah Nemeth round...