Transparency over the true cost of investment is more vital than ever

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Transparency over the true cost of investment is more vital than ever

Transparency over the true cost of investment is more vital than ever
Mark Carney has been lauded by homeowners for giving forward projections on interest rates, now set to deliver record low mortgage bills for the forseeable future.
City AM London, p. 17

Nationwide steps back from SME loans plan
Nationwide has put on hold its plans to start offering loans to small and medium-sized enterprises as it battles to meet tougher capital requirements set out by the financial regulator this year.
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Financial Times Companies and Markets, p. 13

New watchdog snubs Brussels to adopt rules that favour bankers
The Financial Conduct Authority has for the first time rejected formal EU guidance on financial regulations, and instead adopted alternative rules that favour bankers and brokers.
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Financial Times, p. 1

SWEDEN PLANS TO TIGHTEN RULES FOR BANKS OVER DEBT CONCERNS
Sweden, worried about some of the highest levels of household debt, will propose tighter rules for its banks, pressuring lenders that already have some of the toughest rules in Europe.
International Herald Tribune, p. 16

Confidence is in short supply among the UK’s big corporates
Claire Francis, head of global corporate banking at Lloyds Bank calls for investment incentives to be provided to companies with more than 250 employees.
The Daily Telegraph Business, p. 2

Review into security of mobile phone banking
The Financial Conduct Authority will review the UK mobile banks to ensure they have the right IT systems in place and are doing enough to protect customers from fraudsters.
The Daily Telegraph Business, p. 1

Economic Week ahead
The Bank of England’s new Governor Mark Carney delivers his first major speech tomorrow at an event in Nottingham.
The Daily Telegraph Business, p. 7

MPs demand break-up of RBS ahead of review
The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards has demanded a break-up of Royal Bank of Scotland in the face of suggestions that a split faces mounting opposition.
The Daily Telegraph Business, p. 1

The above articles appeared on 27/08/13 reproduced with the kind permission of Kantar Media UK. All rights reserved.

Charterbridge Private Financial Planning, Independent Financial Advice, Thornbury, Bristol.