18-05-2012 07:01 AM | United Kingdom

Bankers reap benefits of booming agriculture

Bankers in Northern Ireland have a new mantra: find farmers and ditch developers.

The property crash has pushed construction-related business in Northern Ireland off a cliff, dragging down the banks as they go.

Billions have been written off in bad property loans. Banks are in no mood to speculate in property - they did too much of that before and they got their fingers badly burned.
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