Mortgage warning: two-year deals ‘dangerous’ as house prices weaken and rates rise

  Looming interest-rate rises and a stagnant housing market mean first-time buyers with large mortgages are at risk of becoming “loan prisoners” where in future years they will be trapped paying some of the highest rates, mortgage experts have warned. The most popular mortgage deals involve fixing rates for just […]

HOME TIME Grab a cheap mortgage while you can! Lenders warn home loan rates may be about to rise

HOMEOWNERS should considering nabbing a record low mortgage rate while they can, with lenders warning rates may not go lower. Households are currently benefiting from the cheapest home loans on record but the Council of Mortgage lenders has suggested that the era of low rates may be coming to an […]

Indian Tablet Market Sees Shipments Rise, Datawind Continues to Lead: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS Datawind continues to lead the tablet market with 26.1 percent share Samsung is at second position with 26.2 percent growth followed by iBall Total tablet shipments clocked 1.06 million in the third quarter Tablet shipments in India grew 7.8 percent in the third quarter of 2016 owing to the […]

Jewellery stocks rise by up to 8% as 18-day strike ends

Jewellery stocks Monday rose sharply by up to 8% after jewellers called off their 18-day old strike demanding rollback of proposed excise duty on non-silver jewellery. Shares of Shree Ganesh Jewellery House jumped 7.85%, Gitanjali Gems zoomed 6.62%, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri surged 5.56%, PC Jeweller climbed 5.3% and Titan Company […]