The United Kingdom released the mortgage approvals figures for August, where the approvals expanded to 52.4K from the revised previous of 49.6K from 46.2K, better than the expected estimate of 49.7K.

Moreover, the net consumer credit expanded by 0.5 billion pounds from the revised prior of 0.3 billion from 0.2, better than the expected estimate of 0.2 billion pounds.

Furthermore, the net lending secured on dwellings retreated to 0.6 billion pounds from the previous of 0.7 billions; below the expected estimate of 0.7 billion pounds.