Monthly Archives: February 2018

New P2P Loan Offering Comes In To Land

A new loan offering has landed on site. The aeronautical image is particularly apt, as the borrower describes itself as “a light aircraft engine overhaul and refurbishment business that specialises in Lycoming and Continental piston engines. We have a team of 20 staff including 13 highly skilled engineers, who carry out their refurbishments to the […]

P2P FinTech Sub-Sector Set To Expand Global Franchise – Plus Loan Latest

The financial technology (FinTech) sector is no respecter of international boundaries. So a good idea will find enthusiastic responses wherever local practitioners think it appropriate. There’s definiitely a “franchise effect” of UK peer-to-peer (P2P) P2P brands finding favour in territories with key similarities. The Australian market is one such, and we note this local report […]

Treasury To Hold Enquiry Into Cryptocurrencies – Plus Loan Latest

Bitcoin, the bellwether for cryptocurrencies, lost about half its value between mid-December and late February. Whether or not this is a cryptocurrency buying opportunity, the underlying blockchain technology is widely hailed as a fine business tool. Moreover, many peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders are looking at working in this space. Our friends at Crowfundinsider carry a report […]

FinTech Going Places Fast As Deals Line Up

Exciting times in the world of financial technology (FinTech). Our private executive news briefing, which powers the later-arriving, publicly available offering from the FinTech intelligence platform, Another Crowd, is full of exciting tales of planned stock-market flotations and other deals. We run with one of those stories today, published by our friends at P2P Finance […]

P2P Lenders Eye Cryptocurrency Offerings – Plus Loan Latest

We are interested in the extra liquidity and flexibility that cryptocurrency loans can provide. If the offerings are properly regulated and asset-backed, this is definitely an option to explore. It seems we are not alone in this line of thought. Our friends at P2P Finance News report:THE MARKET for initial coin offerings (ICO) incorporating peer-to-peer […]

P2P Poised For £270 Billion Cash ISA Coup

The Individual Savings Account (ISA) season rolls on, and the hot topic is just how much money will migrate from poorly performing Cash ISAs to higher-yielding products.P2P Finance News reports on some recent Money&Co. research. SAVERS relying on cash ISAs are facing a “dismal and depressing” 1.03 per cent return on average, Money&Co has warned. […]

Cash ISA Returns: Dismal, Depressing – Or Just Daylight Robbery?

We have spent hours doing some important numbers. Our objective was to calculate the average return on Cash ISAs. Bear in mind that the current rate of retail price inflation in the UK stands at 3 per cent. The average Cash ISA yield came out at… 1.03 per cent. Money&Co. looked at 233 ISA-investable cash accounts. […]