P508 Teletext 508 Oct30 21:00:10    ———————  ————————————————  CONFIDENCE WANING IN HOUSING MARKET A downturn in mortgage lending could be on the way because consumers are becoming less confident in the housing market, according to a survey. Barclays Mortgages suggests faith in the housing market is declining. The bank said the recent cut in mortgage rates had given a slight boost to consumer confidence but this is likely to be short-lived unless there are further reductions. ——————————————————————————————————————— Share index 510 Market report 517 THE VIRGIN NET APTITUDE TEST CAN YOU FIND ITV p381 ? Diary Shares Popshares Falhly Finance