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IMF warns Osborne over housing bubble risk

The International Monetary Fund has warned Chancellor George Osborne that accelerating house prices and low productivity pose the greatest threat to the UK's economic recovery.

It said rising property values could leave households more vulnerable to income and interest rate shocks.

Economics Editor Robert Peston reports.

  • 06 Jun 2014
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