Julian Knight

Julian Knight is the Money and Property editor for the Independent on Sunday and interim Economics Correspondent, previously he was the personal finance reporter for BBC News and has published seven books.

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Global markets have fallen, but Investors should not be put off

Julian Knight: Drip-feed money into the markets to avoid bad timing

Bad month for the bulls – but this is no concern if you follow the path of 'pound cost averaging'

'People start saving too late, save too little and expect too much'

You'll need £220,000 for a minimum wage in your retirement

Britain's pensioners face a bleak future because their savings are insufficient to avoid life on the breadline in their old age, Julian Knight reveals

Four years-plus of near-zero rates under Sir Mervyn King decimated an already fragile savings culture

Julian Knight: How Sir Mervyn blotted his copybook by neglecting the needs of Britain's savers

The outgoing Bank Governor saw the financial crisis coming and was a steadying influence – but he could have done more for the prudent

More security chaos for G4S in face of investor and activist fury

More than a fifth of shareholders revolt over pay awards at annual meeting
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

IMF leaders admit they got sums wrong over Greece's rescue

The International Monetary Fund is reported to be prepared to admit that it got it sums wrong over the damage that its austerity programme would do to the Greek economy and the true scale of the nation's debt.

EEF calls for infrastructure fast-tracking

The EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, has urged the Government to make a U-turn on its spending plans, and bring forward infrastructure projects to boost economic growth.

Sir Mervyn gives Dylan a Desert Island spin

Sir Mervyn King yesterday became the first Bank of England Governor to appear on Desert Island Discs.

Prosecutors tell Barclays to hand over scandal papers

New York prosecutors have reportedly ordered Barclays to hand over records relating to the growing Liberty Reserve scandal.

At last, some good news: UK mortgage market is on the up again

The mortgage market's moving again, rates are at an all-time low, lenders are flush with government cash, and – at last – they're keen to hand it over

Mortgage wars bring bonanza of low rates for homebuyers

The Bank of England's Funding for Lending scheme has seen interest rates plummet. Julian Knight reports
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