Best cash Isas: Marcus Bank opens its doors to everyone a week after launch

Will this trigger a tax-free savings war? Marcus Bank now opens its near-best buy Isa paying 0.4% up to EVERYONE after it launched the account last week Tax-free account from Marcus was finally launched after two years of waiting  It was initially open to existing customers only  It still does not accept transfers but the … Read more

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane stands down after 32 years

Andy Haldane quits the Bank of England: Chief economist stands down after 32 years By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 22:45 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 22:53 BST, 13 April 2021 The chief economist of the Bank of England has quit just as the economy shows signs of a recovery. Andy Haldane … Read more

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane to leave central bank

Surprise exit: Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane to leave the central bank after over 30 years Haldane will step down at the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in June He’ll be the new CEO of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce He had been reappointed for a new three-year term as an … Read more

RateSetter hands back £384m to 45,000 investors after Metro Bank takeover

Around 45,000 investors in the now-defunct peer-to-peer lender RateSetter have had their accounts closed and their money returned after it was taken over by Metro Bank last August. Customers began receiving emails from last Tuesday after the High Street lender in February gave investors two months’ notice that it had bought £384million worth of loans … Read more

Best cash Isa rates: Marcus Bank fails to spark a tax-free rate war

No green shoots for Isa savers as the new tax year sees saving rates fall as Marcus fails to spur a tax-free rate war Rates on easy-access Isas have fallen from 0.46% in March to 0.41%  March and April is usually ‘Isa season’ when banks compete for savers’ cash   Rates are now at an all-time … Read more

Rush to shop is fuelled by pent-up savings, says Bank of England

Rush to shop is fuelled by pent-up savings and will see the UK economy surge, claims Bank of England’s chief economist By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 12 April 2021 | Updated: 22:03 BST, 12 April 2021 The economy will bounce back like a coiled spring after people rushed back to … Read more

Security guard wounded in blast at military-owned bank in Myanmar as civilian death toll tops 700

Protesters took to the streets of Myanmar’s two largest cities on Sunday as the civilian death toll from the military’s brutal crackdown on dissent topped more than 700.  The country has been in turmoil since the military removed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup on February 1.  On Sunday morning, a security … Read more

Fitness star Kayla Itsines reveals the healthy bowl everyone should have in their recipe bank 

Fitness star Kayla Itsines has revealed one of her favourite healthy recipes and says it’s something everyone should know how to put together. The 29-year-old mum from Adelaide says nutritional bowls can be made quickly and easily, and can even include leftovers from the night before. The fitness influencer posted a photo of one of … Read more

Fitness star Kayla Itsines reveals the healthy bowl everyone should have in their recipe bank 

Fitness star Kayla Itsines has revealed one of her favourite healthy recipes and says it’s something everyone should know how to put together. The 29-year-old mum from Adelaide says nutritional bowls can be made quickly and easily, and can even include leftovers from the night before. The fitness influencer posted a photo of one of … Read more