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Abbey may put First National on market

Abbey National&#39s statement that it is looking at selling off non-core assets as part of a strategic review has led to speculation that it has put its specialist mortgage lending and consumer finance division, First National, on the market. The bank says it will not comment on speculation but it is thought that disposing of First National would be a way to focus on its core retail business.

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