UK House Prices Top £250,000 for First Time in History

The average UK home sold for more than £250,000 last month, marking the first time the average has crested a quarter of a million pounds. New data was released in Halifax’s latest House Price Index, a leading authority that gauges the state of the UK property market, showing that prices rose 7.5% higher in October […]

Bank of England Issues £150 Billion Stimulus Package

The Bank of England has launched a new round of stimulus into the UK’s lagging economy, dedicating £150 billion towards the buying of government bonds. The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to expand “quantitative easing”, its programme of buying government bonds on the secondary market, by a further £150 billion, the Bank […]

How Can Businesses Manage Debt Repayments?

Nic Redfern, Finance Director at Know Your Money, offers Finance Monthly his advice for businesses ensure stable debt repayments. It has been a hugely volatile year for UK businesses. The coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented economic turbulence, which continues to threaten many companies, as well as the job security of millions of employees. Despite the […]

How to Start an E-Learning Business

November 4, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The e-learning industry has exploded with popularity and innovation in recent years, as remote tutors, online courses, workshops and other remote-learning resources have become more accessible, more rewarding and better recognized. As per data from Supplygem, every dollar spent on e-learning makes companies back […]

With No Clear Election Outcome, Investors Told to Sit Tight

On the heels of Election Day, capping one of the most contentious presidential election cycles in US history, markets have been roiled by the combination of an unclear victor – with millions of absentee ballots yet to be counted across several key states – and a premature claim by President Donald Trump that he had […]

Markets Rally as Election Day Dawns

Early trading on Tuesday saw European and Asian markets rallying as millions of US citizens prepare to cast their votes in the 2020 presidential election. In spite of renewed COVID-19 restrictions in the wake of a second wave of infections, European indexes drifted higher in early trading. London’s FTSE 100 added 88 points (1.6%), while […]

Trump or Biden – What Could Either Mean for Investors?

Giles Coghlan, Chief Currency Analyst at HYCM, takes a look at both candidates and the significance their victories might have for investors. This week’s US presidential election will certainly be one for the ages. American voters will be heading to the polls today to elect Joe Biden as the 46th US President or continue with […]

Lending Surge Creates Record Gains for Crypto Hedge Funds

Cryptocurrency hedge funds have made significant gains through 2020, vastly outperforming non-crypto funds. Crypto Hedge Fund Vision Hill Composite Index, launched in 2018 to track the performance of actively managed cryptocurrency hedge funds, showed a 126% return in 2020. At the same time, BarclayHedge – which tracks over 7,1000 hedge funds – reported that non-crypto […]

Top-Rated Courses to Help Improve Your Social Media Skills

November 2, 2020 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article was written by Alex Sixt, a member of the Entrepreneur NEXT powered by Assemble content team. Entrepreneur NEXT is our Expert solutions division leading the future of work and skills-based economy. If you’re struggling to find, vet, and hire the right […]

FCA Extends Payment Holidays Ahead of New Lockdown

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that it will extend payment holidays on credit cards, personal loans, pawnbroking and motor finance to support borrowers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumer credit customers who have not yet had a payment deferral under the FCA’s July guidance may request one that will last for up to […]

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