pounds 50m to fix computers, says Abbey
Friday 25 April 1997
Lord Tugendhat, chairman, said he was very much in favour of Britain playing a part in a single European currency: "The volatility of sterling is much greater than other European currencies."
Abbey National's share of the increase in UK new mortgage business has improved since the last quarter of 1996 but remains below its 14.7 per cent share of the market.
Lord Tugendhat said money continued to be tied up in the converting building societies, and Abbey's share of retail savings flows had been well below stock levels, but the underlying performance was better than last year.
He said Abbey National was now selling general insurance to all customers rather than just mortgage customers.
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