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UK bank lending to business grows for first time since crisis - Financial Times


Financial Times

UK bank lending to business grows for first time since crisis
Financial Times
British bank lending to the corporate sector grew for the first time since 2009 in the year to November, highlighting an end to a severe and prolonged credit squeeze facing companies since the financial crisis. Net lending to non-financial companies ...
Mortgage lending by UK banks jumps 20% in November, BBA saysBBC News
UK sees fastest growth in consumer lending since 2007euronews

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Bad news - London is NOT in a housing bubble and prices will remain high for ... - Business Insider


Business Insider

Bad news - London is NOT in a housing bubble and prices will remain high for ...
Business Insider
And it's not just one firm saying this ? The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said in its RICS Residential Survey for October that UK house prices are expected to rise by 4.5% per annum over the next five years (a cumulative increase of around ...

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EU opens probe into Hutchison takeover of Telefonica UK - Business Insider


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EU opens probe into Hutchison takeover of Telefonica UK
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BRUSSELS (AP) ? The European Union will probe whether the proposed takeover of Telefonica U.K. by Hutchison of Hong Kong will abide by the bloc's antitrust rules. Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship company has said it's offering about $15 ...
EU regulators open in-depth inquiry into Three's takeover of O2The Independent
EU opens antitrust probe into Britain O2 dealTHE BUSINESS TIMES
EU Opens Probe into Hutchison's $14 Billion Telef?nica UK DealTV Newsroom

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VIDEO: Peston: How will China cope with slowdown?

With China facing an economic slowdown, economics editor Robert Peston asks whether the government will let market forces work or go back to its old habit of intervening?

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