Cathy Adams

Buy-to-let lending up 18 per cent

Buy-to-let lending has increased by 18 per cent over the past year to hit £3.9 billion in the three months to June, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Market turmoil spurs gold ETF demand

Inflows into ETF Securities’ physical gold exchange traded products (ETPs) have smashed through the $1 billion (£642 million) mark so far this year, as investors look for safe havens from continued economic turmoil.

Top savings and cash Isa deals

The Post Office has introduced its Online Saver Issue 6, an easy access account paying 3.01 per cent a year, including a 1.36 per cent bonus for the first 12 months on deposits from £1.