You are here: Home - Posts tagged 'US'

Tag Result: US

US Federal Reserve raises rates for first time since 2006

In a unanimous decision, the US Federal Reserve raised rates by 0.25% to 0.5% yesterday fo...

  • Dec 17, 2015
  • 0

Federal Reserve keeps US interest rates unchanged

The US central bank has voted not to raise interest rates this month.

  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 0

IMF downgrades global growth forecast

The global economy is set to grow slower this year and next, according to the Internationa...

  • Jan 20, 2015
  • 0

France and Spain favourites for overseas buyers

France and Spain remain firm favourites for those looking to buy a place in the sun, accor...

  • Aug 05, 2014
  • 0

US grows 4% in Q2 as economy bounces back

US GDP growth has risen more than expected in Q2, according to initial estimates, with the...

  • Jul 30, 2014
  • 0

US Fed chair puts brakes on rate rise talk

US Fed chair Janet Yellen has said the 2008 financial crisis would not have been prevented...

  • Jul 03, 2014
  • 0

Lender risk officers fear sharp rise in interest rates

Increasing numbers of financial risk officers see low interest rates as a risk to their fi...

  • Nov 18, 2013
  • 0

US backtrack on QE will keep interest rates low – economist

Lenders could slash fixed-rate mortgage rates further as a result of the US decision to po...

  • Sep 19, 2013
  • 0

Interest rates could stay low for over three years – Carney

Mortgage borrowers can expect low interest rates for more than three years regardless of w...

  • Aug 28, 2013
  • 0

US QE-end could burst London property bubble – Fathom

London property investors could see house prices drop by as much as 40% if the US pulls it...

  • Jul 23, 2013
  • 0

You may also be interested in

Business Skills

In this section, we offer short ‘how to’ guides on harder to crack areas of business. From social media, to regulation or niche product areas, we cover it all.


Our journalists interview key industry entrepreneurs, strategists and commentators for day-to-day market insight and a strategic view of where the industry is heading. We offer lessons for success and explore the opportunities for your business

Success in Practice

Here, we share case studies fleshing out best practice to help you decide what could work for your business. Take a look at how others approached complex tasks like launching a new mortgage lender, advising on a new product area or deciding to specialise in another. Learn from others mistakes and triumphs.


Each week, we ask top mortgage and property commentators with a unique perspective to examine a key news headline, market move or regulatory or political issue.


Vote in our weekly poll here. It’s your chance to tell us what you think and be heard on the top news stories of the week. Review our archive to find out what your industry really thinks and all our coverage of the results.

Top Comments

Be part of the conversation on Mortgage Solutions. We want to hear from you. We have a tool called Disqus to tell us which stories get the most comments each week. Every Friday, the team picks the most thoughtful or opinionated contributions from our readers to enjoy again. Don’t forget to share your favourite stories from the site on social media to keep the conversation going.