Abbey’s credit policy clampdown effectively shuts the door on professional landlords wanting residential loans. And it’s sad Nigel Stockton is leaving Lloyds group - our loss is Countrywide’s gain



villain of the week

is Policy Exchange which claimed the base rate could reach 8%. Needless to say this grabbed lots of column inches and scared a lot of people.

I bet the percentage of trackers versus fixes sold last week fell.