Filings for Credit Suisse show its internal risk analysts have downgraded its rating for Britain. At the same time the group's private bank, which serves wealthy clients, has lowered its loan-to-value ratios for residential properties. Sources stressed that the bank's actions would not necessarily mean a reduction in lending to UK property buyers, but could change the type of loans Credit Suisse was prepared to make.
Five winners in Brexit Britain's tourist boom - and how investors can benefit from the pound's plunge
A rise in the number of tourists visiting the UK and families opting for a 'staycation' is boosting profits at shops, hotels and entertainment companies. Now some fund managers are tapping into the trend by backing British businesses which could benefit. So which companies could benefit from this home tourist boom?
It is a subject no one likes to talk about. But this week 'death cafes', crematoria tours and 'ask a funeral director' sessions will all be on offer to the public at venues around the country as a notorious taboo is lifted. Among the thorny issues to be aired are the financial consequences of death - and how to prepare for them. Follow The Mail on Sunday's five steps to limiting financial grief.
Here's why you can still bet on Woodford: Three years after the Equity Income fund launch, experts assess his performance
Star fund manager Neil Woodford is about to mark three years since the launch of his Woodford Equity Income fund - the flagship investment he launched at his boutique firm. The manager's first launch at his own business raised a record £1.6bn before opening, and now runs more than £10bn of investors' assets. Although this suggests that the pull of the Woodford brand remains strong, many have accused the veteran of losing his touch in recent months, following company-wide under-performance throughout last year and the beginning of 2017.
Aston Martin's outrageous £2.5m Valkyrie is just one of the exciting cars being unveiled at this weekend's London Motor Show - but you'll have to be quick, says RAY MASSEY
More than 10,000 people are expected on an exceptionally busy Saturday alone but don't dawdle as it finishes on Sunday. The show was opened with a royal flourish by Prince Michael of Kent on Thursday. Alec Mumford, chairman of London Motor Show 2017 which is sponsored by comparison website Confused.com said: 'The show's opening day was absolutely spectacular.'
What the Apprentice winner did next: At 16, she made £2k from chocolates, now Alana Spencer is creating ambassadors to sell her cakes
Alana Spencer won the latest Apprentice series and now has her own online cake business, but started out selling chocolates to her teachers and friends in Wales. She talks to us about working with Lord Sugar, how she made selling cakes into a business and her plans to create a network of ambassadors across the country.
Would you get a syndicate of investors to buy you a home? New firm cooks up a plan to help buyers with no deposit
You find a home you want to buy, list it on Leafwater and then a syndicate of investors can bid to buy it for you. This is the work of two recent graduates, who claim to have come up with a solution that cuts out the banks and could help buyers purchase a property with a low deposit. If only it were as simple as that, we take a look at a strange new property idea.
The number of households containing two or more families is expected to rise from 1.5 million to 2.2 million by 2025, according to estimates by insurer Aviva. A squeeze on wages coupled with soaring house prices have left many without the income to buy a decent-sized family home. Pooling resources and bunking up with elderly parents could be the solution.
I was a named driver on my ex-husband's policy so do I need to tell my insurer about his car accident?
What are the rules around insurers and past claims? I'm unsure if I need to declare my ex's accident as I was a named driver on the policy at the time. I'd like to be able to say I wasn't involved as I wasn't present at the time but can I do this accurately if I was mentioned on the policy?
The credit card arms race means that the longest 0% deal now stretches to 43 months. This has all been a brilliant wheeze, but there are now signs the tide is turning. The FCA, Bank of England and even some senior bankers are said to be worried by various aspects of the zero interest bonanza. So what will happen next?
How do you avoid a 40% tax hit when taking a large amount of money from your pension pot? Steve Webb replies
Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb is This Is Money's Agony Uncle. He is ready to answer your questions, whether you are still saving, in the process of stopping work, or juggling your finances in retirement. This week, why might HMRC overtax you at 40% instead of 20% on pension withdrawals, and can you prevent this?
Modern hi-tech cars risk being hacked and turned into remotely controlled 'bombs on wheels' unless more is done to vet garage mechanics who service them, motor industry chiefs warned. The Institute of the Motor Industry warning on rogue technicians hacking cars echoes scenes in the latest blockbuster Fast and the Furious film .
The oil price has fallen nearly 20 per cent in less than four weeks on the back of a drilling boom in the United States. Crude dropped as low as $46.64 a barrel in London yesterday - its lowest level since November - having been trading above $56 in mid-April. It later recovered but remained below $50 as hedge funds and other speculators abandoned bets on future oil price rises.
If you need to lug loads, an estate car is your best option. They handle better than SUVs and offer more practicality than just about any other model type on the market. But only if you buy one of the best ones. We can help you make a decision with this list of the choice second-hand models right now.
The return of the bank safety deposit box: Metro says boxes cover 80% of its branch rental costs - and its new Luton store will have 6,000 of them...
Metro Bank, which opened in 2010, now has nearly 80,000 safety deposit boxes - and at some branches, the boxes are snapped up before the doors even open. Safes are typically used for heirlooms, wedding certificates, house deeds, photographs and jewellery - priceless items that need to be stored safely.
The dream family holidays wrecked by noisy builders... and how to fight back if you arrive at your hotel to find nightmare scenes
Every year, thousands of holidaymakers arrive to find their hotel is a building site after no advance warning. We have heard from families who've had to eat meals in clouds of dust, been unable to use the pool and endured endless drilling. Many have spent their holiday worrying about their children's safety amid scaffolding and rubble. Here's what you must know and how to fight back.
The best depreciation dodging cars of 2017: The brand new models that will hold the most value when you sell
You may not think about depreciation when you're buying a new car, but you'll be hit hard by it when you come to sell, if you pick the wrong model. These are the 10 2017 models that will hold their value best over three years, including pictured clockwise from top right, the Porsche Macan, Dacia Duster, Lotus Elise and Range Rover Sport.
THIS IS MONEY'S FIVE OF THE BEST CURRENT ACCOUNTS
TSB's Classic Plus account will pay you 3% interest on up to £1,500 and up to £10-a-month if you maintain two direct debits and make 20 debit card payments each month (until June 2018). You must pay in £500 a month.
First Direct regularly tops polls for customer service. Its First Account offers £100 for joining and has a £250 interest-free overdraft beyond that an authorised overdraft costs 15.9% EAR. You must pay in £1,000 per month.
Santander's 123 account pays 1.5% interest on balances up to £20,000 and also gives 1 to 3% cashback on bills. You need to pay a £5 a month fee, pay in £500 a month and have two active direct debits.
Nationwide's FlexDirect pays 5% interest on up to £2,500 and has a fee-free overdraft. Watch out these are both for the first year only and you must pay in £1,000 a month.
M&S; Bank's current account has a £125 gift card for joining, plus you get an extra £5 a month top up for the year. It has no qualifying criteria.
50 ways to save money: Simple steps to cut what you spend that could clear your debts or seriously boost your savings
To clear the average national household debt of ?13,000 at 6% interest with a monthly repayment of ?100 will take around 17 years. There are, however, plenty of simple ways to make significant savings on your regular spending that could clear your debt - or boost your savings - in less than a year. This is Money's top 50 - updated - money-saving tips may appear light-hearted but are deadly serious.
The amount you can save into a pension ultimately depends on what you can afford - but the longer you leave it the more you will need to save. We tend to put ambitious targets on our hoped-for income in retirement and then underestimate how much we will need to set aside to achieve that. So how much should you save?
Mortgage rates were tipped to start rising in 2017 but so far, there hasn't been any evidence to suggest rates are about to get more expensive. Experts say borrowers sitting on their lender's default rate could save money by remortgaging now.
For many buy-to-let looks an attractive income investment in a time of low rates and stock market volatility. Climbing house prices, rising rents and improving mortgage deals are tempting investors - although they will need a big deposit. Read This is Money's top ten buy-to-let tips
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