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Northern Rock cuts standard loan rate

Northern Rock is reducing its standard mortgage base rate by 0.2 per cent to 8.5 per cent for new borrowers this month. It will come into effect for existing borrowers on April 1, provided that UK base rates are not increased next month.

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