HBOS profits down on wholesale fund price rises

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HBOS, the largest mortgage lender in the UK, says its profits have fallen 4% in 2007, partially as a result of the increased costs of borrowing funds for mortgages.

The news comes as Hector Sants, chief executive of the FSA, warned that banks may never again be able to lend money as cheaply as they have in recent years due to higher costs in the wholesale markets....

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