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Co-op to enter mortgage market

The Co-operative Bank is set to offer mortgages from next year according to the Financial Times.

The Co-op spelt out its intentions after reporting a 25 per cent in interim pre-tax profits to £50.1m yesterday.

The bank also reported a 13 per cent rise in new retail balances to £3.45bn in the seven months to July 24.

Co-op chief executive Mervyn Pedelty says: &#34We certaintly believe we can build a substantial mortgage book of good quality over the next few years.&#34


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