January 2016 UK mortgage approvals 74.600k vs 74.000k exp

January 2016 UK mortgage approvals and BOE consumer credit and money supply data report 29 February 2016
– . Revised to 71.335k
– Mortgage lending 3.730bn vs 3.600bn exp. Prior 3.204bn. Revised to 3.174bn
Given the time of year it’s not surprising to see mortgage lending picking up. Jan through Apr can be a strong borrowing period.