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Readers think US-backed lenders will survive

last week’s Mortgage Strategy Online poll shows that 55% of readers are optimistic about the prospects for UK lenders with US parents and think they will be around this time next year, while 45% think UK subsidiaries may face the axe.

This week, Mortgage Strategy asks: “Will sub-prime lending return to the market within the next 12 months?”

Q: Do you think any UK lenders with US parent companies will be around this time next year?

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