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Balance sheet balancing act

Balance sheet adjustments taking place now will have a notable effect on the size and growth of the mortgage sector in the recovery phase, says Gary Styles, risk and economics director at Hometrack

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Following in the PM’s footsteps

Perhaps I’m suffering from Pre-General Election Stress Disorder Syndrome (PGESDS) or it may be symptomatic of the fact that politicians make poor role models but last night I had a nightmare in which Peter Mandelson overhears Gordon Brown on the telephone.

Election time

So the parties are ready, the date is set and they’re off!  The election will now take centre stage for the next month and there will be plenty of column inches filled with the pros and cons of each of the main contenders as they do battle to outwit their opposite number. 

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