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UK GDP Ekes Out Positive Number for February

The UK economy barely posted a positive figure in February, according to the Office for National Statistics.  Monthly GDP is said to have grown by 0.1% in February 2024, following growth of 0.3% in January 2024. The consecutive growth indicates that the UK has exited… Read More

Higher-for-Longer Interest Rate Narrative Became “Louder” as Bank of England Might Not Be Quick to Cut Rates – Analysis

A market report has highlighted some key developments from the past week, including the following updates: Bank of England’s chief economist highlights challenge ahead for policymakers Hotter-than-expected US inflation leads to mixed trading ahead of bank results Microsoft takeover of Activision approved by regulator Middle… Read More

UK Hiring Activity Slows, with Wage Expectations Down, which May Impact Inflation Levels – Report

A market report shared with CI reveals that UK hiring activity has slowed down, with London set to lose another name. As noted in the update: FTSE 100 opens marginally higher, reports show UK hiring activity slowed in August Competition probe wipes hundreds of millions… Read More

Hargreaves Lansdown Selects Ecospend for Open Banking Payments Option

Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) has reportedly selected Ecospend, the United Kingdom’s Open Banking provider, in order to offer a “pay by bank” service to its customers. Ecospend’s solution should enable HL’s clients to complete payments directly to their HL accounts more quickly and securely and without… Read More

UK’s Wombat, a Fractional Investment Platform, Aims to Secure £10M via Series A to Expand into Europe

UK-headquartered micro-investing platform Wombat Invest has appointed David Davies, the ex-Chief Information Officer at Hargreaves Lansdown, and former eToro Managing Director Iqbal Gandham to its advisory board. These appointments have been made as the company prepares a  £10m Series A round in order to support… Read More

UK’s Digital Wealth Manager Hargreaves Lansdown Selects Fintech Stripe as Main Payments Partner

Stripe, a global tech firm which offers economic infrastructure for the Internet, reveals that it has been chosen by Hargreaves Lansdown, the United Kingdom’s leading digital wealth management service provider. Stripe will serve as Hargreaves Lansdown‘s main payments partner. Hargreaves Lansdown has selected Stripe for… Read More

UK’s Hargreaves Lansdown, Financial Services Company, Looks To Move Into P2P Lending

UK financial services company Hargreaves Lansdown is looking to proceed into the peer-to-peer lending space, as part of plans to develop the business following the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), according to Mortgage Strategy. The RDR “is intended to remove the risk of ‘commission bias,’ whereby supposedly independent financial advisers,… Read More

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