An interest rate swap is a form of derivative in which two parties exchange the interest rates that they hold on securities such as stocks and bonds.
Last week, news broke that London retained its position as the World’s top financial centre, despite controversy over Brexit.
By their very nature the market for shares in a private limited company is restricted. The effect of the preemption rights included in the Articles of the majority of private companies will, for all practical purposes, restrict potential purchasers to other shareholders in the company, or, possibly, the company itself. For many entrepreneurial businesses this […]
Secured finance or ‘secured loans’ refers to borrowing a huge sum and putting down some form of security which can be repossessed by the lender if the loan is not repaid.
The more one learns about investing for retirement, the more questions one seems to have. One issue which has vexed Britons for ages, and which gained new potency during the snap general election campaign earlier this spring, is the U.K. state pension ‘triple lock.’ Here’s what you need to know about the triple lock’s status […]
More than half of investors looking to buy shares over the next 12 months admit to preferring well-known UK brands such as supermarkets and banks, according to a new study.
Changes to the flat rate system of paying value added tax (VAT) that come into effect from 1 April are already confusing businesses of all types and sizes,
“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step”, as the philosopher Lao Tzu said. But that first step is also one of the hardest to make, because we have to overcome our inertia. Perhaps this explains why over 90 per cent of SMEs get business loans from the bank where they hold their current accounts, and don’t look around for better deals.