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Intermediaries get help to keep track of mortgage applications

As part of its continued campaign to help intermediaries deliver a great service to their clients especially during the festive season, Woolwich today launches a top tip guide to allow brokers to check the real-time status of their mortgage application online, through ‘IntroTrack’, 24/7, 365 days a year.

Barclays completes the sale of BGI to BlackRock

Barclays PLC (“Barclays”) has completed the sale of Barclays Global Investors to BlackRock, Inc. (“BlackRock”), which was announced initially on 12 June 2009, following the receipt of all necessary shareholder and regulatory approvals and satisfaction of other closing conditions.  The consideration at completion was US$15.2 billion (£9.5 billion), including 37.567 million new BlackRock shares giving Barclays an economic interest of 19.9% of the enlarged BlackRock group.