Weekly news roundup – 13th August 2010

1 min Read Published: 13 Aug 2010

The weekly roundup of the headlines most affecting your personal finances. Click on a headline to read the full story

9th August 2010

Jobs market recovery 'to stall'

Tighter will-writing laws demanded

10th August


Low-cost funds outperform high-cost rivals every time – research shows

First 100 days of the coalition: the impact

Export rise cuts UK trade deficit

Bank of England overhauls forecast model after errors

House prices fall as spending cuts see economy stall

11th August

How high could fuel costs go?

Consumer confidence drops to lowest level for 15 months

Jobs worries and inflation fears send confidence plunging, says Nationwide

BoE inflation report suggests scope for policy easing

12th August

Homeowners opting for fixed rates as mortgages increase

BP dividend 'will resume in February' after oil spill suspension

Home repossessions continue to fall - for now

Airports staff vote for strikes

13th August

Many stuck as travel firm folds

Student debt 'to reach £25,000'

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