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BPFI Brief – January 2017

BPFI Brief is a monthly newsletter providing a round up from across the BPFI team on the very latest banking and payments news as well as issues on which BPFI is working. The publication also provides updates on our latest research and publications in addition to information on our events programme.

  • BPFI and MABS host joint workshop on mortgage arrears

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  • Stakeholder Engagement

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  • Work on the Central Credit Register continues

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  • EU Agenda for Maltese Presidency

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  • BPFI responds to consultation on Payments Account Directive (PAD)

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  • EBC opens consultation on leveraged transactions

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Research and Publications

Mortgage Approvals – November 2016

The latest figures from BPFI’s Mortgage Approvals Report for the three months ending November 2016 show a total of 3,377 mortgages were approved per month, on average, in the three months ending November  2016 – some  1,591 (47.1%) were for first-time buyers (FTBs) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,094 (32.4%).

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