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Bank of England steps up scrutiny of lenders

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 The Bank of England is stepping up its scrutiny of banks and other lenders on credit cards, personal loans and car purchases amid fears that growing consumer debt could rebound on the banking system. Threadneedle Street is writing to the firms it regulates after reviewing the consumer credit sector, where ...

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Why worst may not be over for pound

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For the weakening British pound, the worst may not be over. Derek Halpenny, head of global markets research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, said there’s scope for major drops in the currency as the “Brexit” debate rages on. “I think we’re still in for potential further declines,” Halpenny told CNBC’s ...

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