Five-minute guide to the slow death of Premium Bonds...

ONE in three Britons holds Premium Bonds making them the nation's favourite flutter, but now they are starting to look like a losing bet. More than 22million Britons hold around & pound; 50billion in bonds in the hope...
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05 April 2016, 17:41

How would Brexit affect the pound?...

BREXIT campaigners argue that an EU exit would set Britain free to manage its own finances and affairs. But what impact would Brexit have on the pound? How would Brexit affect the pound?There is fierce debate over...
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997
05 April 2016, 17:41

11million to lose THOUSANDS under new pension rules coming into effect TOMORROWwill you?...

MILLIONS of workers are set to be tens of thousands of pounds 'worse off' under the new state pension that takes effect tomorrow. Retirement benefits are being overhauled to system that the Government claimed would be...
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599
05 April 2016, 16:42

Share Hunter: B & Q owner Kingfisher to fit things together...

KINGFISHER may not be a household name, but two of the company's brands, B & Q and Screwfix, will be familiar to DIY fans across the country. Kingfisher operates 10 brands across 1100 stores in Europe, Russia and...
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738
05 April 2016, 15:00

Cheap petrol days OVER: Prices at the pump jump past £ 1 mark with further rises on horizon...

DRIVERS suffered a sudden jump in fuel prices last month with experts warning more price hikes are to be expected in the coming weeks. The price of petrol leapt by 3p a litre on average to reach 10526p, while diesel...
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597
05 April 2016, 15:00

City News: Savings allowance, Lloyds, Moss Bros and Sunday papers...

Many savers will no longer have to pay tax on the interest they earn when a shake-up comes into force this week. From Wednesday, the new personal savings allowance will be introduced, meaning that banks and building...
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725
05 April 2016, 6:20

The Crusader: Staggering hike in holiday fraud...

FRAUDSTERS conned travellers out of £ 11.5 million last year through holiday booking scams, hitting the jackpot with airline tickets, online accommodation, sport and religious trips and timeshares, the last netting the...
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712
05 April 2016, 6:00

Britain's growth prospects take new hit as housebuilding slows to three year low...

MORE cracks have appeared in Britain's growth prospects after the pace of housebuilding slowed to its lowest levels for more than three years. Despite Government measures, cheap mortgage deals and an improved planning...
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625
05 April 2016, 6:00

Co-op boss gets £ 500k pay rise despite losses more than DOUBLING...

THE Co-operative Bank came under fire yesterday after handing boss Niall Booker a massive pay rise despite its losses more than doubling to £ 610.6 million. Chief executive Mr Booker got & pound; 385million, a jump of...
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698
04 April 2016, 21:43

HOUSING SHOCK: Top London house prices take huge hit as capital's market CRUMBLES...

LONDON's wealthiest home owners are having to drop prices by more than 10 per cent to attract buyers, a top estate agent has warned, in another sign the capital's market is collapsing. Asking prices for homes in...
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869
04 April 2016, 21:43

No-one's buying British: Blow for Osborne and economy as trade deficit reaches RECORD HIGH...

BRITAIN's current account deficit has hit its highest level since records in a fresh humiliation for George Osborne, official figures revealed today. The gap between what the country exports and imports reached a huge...
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512
04 April 2016, 20:00

'Record numbers' of middle-class savers being drawn into Inheritance Tax net...

RECORD numbers of middle-class savers are being drawn into the Inheritance Tax net, latest figures show. New data from the Office for National Statistics indicated that death duty receipts for 2015-16 are on track to...
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445
04 April 2016, 18:22

Saudi Arabia plots major takeovers: £ 1.4TRN fund is big enough to buy Apple and Facebook...

DESPERATE Saudi Arabia is to create a £ 1.4TRILLION sovereign wealth fund to raise the cash needed to keep its economy afloat amid plunging profits from lower oil prices. The fund would be the largest in the world and...
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757
04 April 2016, 18:22

The 10 changes you need to know about for the new tax year...

THE new tax year starts next week, making now an excellent time to get your finances in order and get your cash working as efficiently as possible. The 2016/17 tax year starts at midnight on April 6 so here's what you...
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567
04 April 2016, 12:01

House prices leap to new highs amid rush to beat landlord tax...

HOUSE prices rocketed by the fastest rate in more than a year last month, as landlords and second home buyers scrambled to complete deals before today's new tax. Values ​​jumped by 5.7 per cent in the year to March...
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04 April 2016, 4:06