FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Mortgage lending figures have been in April slightly higher than in March, with high numbers of re-mortgaging loans approved, according to the latest report by the British Bankers Association.

The number of mortgages approved increased to 38,704 in April from 35,546 in March, with the volume of re-mortgaging loans increasing to 74,722 from 60,410 in March.