An improvement in sentiment and activity continues to show in the UK housing and mortgage markets, with a more positive picture also starting to emerge in the economy.
Our forward estimate of gross mortgage lending in July reinforces a growing evidence base of a strengthening in the housing and mortgage markets.
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Labour left-winger Jeremy Corbyn is on course to become party leader according to private polling which suggests he has a 22 point lead.
Another disappointingly breezy and cool day for late July and a similar theme tomorrow.
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