Economics

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted by a majority of 8-1 to keep the Bank Rate at a deeply low 0.5%,

Britain’s higher earners should consider reviewing their pension tax relief strategy “sooner rather than later”, warns deVere Group's CEO Nigel Green, as Chancellor George prepares to wield a sharp imple…

Deutsche Bank recently called time on London's property boom, and UBS has named the capital as the most over-valued property market in the world, at severe risk of bubbling.

The "majority of world cities are significantly overvalued" says UBS in its Global Real Estate Bubble Index, as it charts the imminent  risk of price drops in key global hubs.

"House prices will keep rising and building more won't be enough," warns economic forecaster the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) as it bumps up its house price forecasts again, from J…

Owning a house on Pepys Road, the fictional London street in John Lanchester’s novel Capital, “was like being in a casino in which you were guaranteed to be a winner”, writes Deutsche Bank's Sahil Mahtan…

Seven rounds of cooling measures brought in by the Singaporean government between 2010 and 2013 have triggered a giant wave of investment overseas, according to new research.

Offshore-based "corporate entities" have bought up over £100bn-worth of property across London within the last six years - including one in six homes in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and many …

Trevor Abrahmsohn offers up a remedy for the 'lose-lose situation' of tumbling transactions and tax take in the capital, as he puts in a few early requests to No. 11... Wh

Unless we're talking 'best-in-class' stock, the next six months looks set for a period of adjustment with little or no increase in prices, says Matthew Kaye...

According to new findings by the Credit Suisse Research Institute, there are 123,800 ultra-high net worth individuals on the planet, defined as those with a net worth of over USD 50m.

In all his years as a buying agent, this is the first time Prime Purchase's Frank Speir has seen the market hit a complete standstill; something has got to give, he says...