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Worst might be over for UK hiring slump - survey

British employers turned a bit less pessimistic about hiring and investment this month as the government moved to relax its coronavirus lockdown of much of the economy, according to a survey published by a recruiting industry body.

Frozen UK property funds face existential crisis

British property funds are set to remain frozen for months as the market is impossible to value due to the coronavirus crisis, and some may need to change structure to survive, industry sources say.

Property News

UK house prices perked up before coronavirus hit

British house prices perked up in March and rose in London at their fastest pace since December 2016 before the market effectively shut down in April due to the coronavirus lockdown, official figures showed on Wednesday.

Pensions News

Massive U.S. stock bounce stokes doubts, provokes bears

Investors are treating the U.S. equity market’s blistering rally with a dose of caution, socking away cash, staying on the sidelines or buying insurance against a reversal even as markets scream higher in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Savings & Loans News