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Week in numbers

51.7% – The share of votes won by incoming French president Francois Hollande in last week’s general election.

2 – The number of terms David Webster, chief executive of Hanley Economic Building Society, has been chairman of the Building Societies Association after starting his second term last week.

£1.2bn – The surprise loss by JP Morgan traders after it made complex investments as part of its risky hedging strategy.

-0.3% – The estimated drop in gross domestic product for the eurozone in 2012.

-4.8% – The shock downward revision of construction output in Q1 2012 after it was originally believed to have fallen 3%, Office for National Statistics data shows.

€30bn – The amount of capital Spanish banks are being forced to set aside by the government to protect against losses from property loans.

35% – The percentage of home movers who expect house prices to rise in the next 12 months, says Rightmove.

102,000 – The estimated number of homes the government believes can be built on unused land it has identified.

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