Six ways to cool the housing market

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Policy prescriptions to bring UK house prices back to earth

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The S&P 500 equity index has passed 2,000 for the first time, continuing a five-year bull run
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Bond fund sales on track for record

Investors keen despite imminent interest rate rise

RBS mortgage fine ‘might not be last’

Brokers say watchdog is probably looking at others

Vanguard cuts fees across fund ranges

Pressure on fund managers to compete on charges

Cash Isa subscriptions down 5%

Flows into stocks and shares up 12 per cent in 2013-14

Mortgage rules ‘deter first-time buyers’

Almost 2m cannot afford first home, says mortgage insurer

Standard Life warns on pension cash

Pensions group says withdrawal should not be default option

Yorkshire and Clydesdale overhaul charges

Banks are latest to switch to fixed overdraft fees

New cars ‘25% cheaper to run’

Lower fuel, tax and insurance costs add up

TSB to foot council tax bills

Challenger bank offers help with bills

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