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GILT PAOF RESULTS

GBP562.500mln of the 0.25% Jul-31 gilt sold

Release for:   February 2018
Source: U.S. Commerce Dept., MNI Calculations
Seasonally adjusted average, thousands of units
                       1Q-18   4Q-17   3Q-17   2Q-17
Housing starts
Total                   1283    1256    1172    1167
  Single-family          890     893     848     825
  Total multi-family     393     362     324     342
  Northeast              111     109     110     109
  Midwest                150     183     173     189
  South                  658     627     579     552
  West                   364     337     310     317
Building permits
Total                   1338    1306    1242    1224
  Single-family          875     865     812     795
  Total multi-family     463     441     431     429
  Northeast              126     128     118     115
  Midwest                181     197     180     191
  South                  658     621     613     593
  West                   374     361     332     324
Completions
Total                   1272    1173    1122    1169
  Single-family          882     803     788     796
  Total multi-family     390     370     334     373
  ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
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