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Nikkei 225 19,291.99 -1.23 -239.64 07:50
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GBP/EUR 1.3386 -0.37 -0.0050 09:32
GBP/USD 1.5218 -0.18 -0.0028 09:32
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GBP/CHF 1.3902 -0.44 -0.0062 09:31
GBP/CAD 1.8354 -0.00 -0.0001 09:32
EUR/USD 1.1368 0.19 0.0021 09:32
USD/JPY 119.4000 -0.08 -0.0930 09:32
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Silver 16.41 n/a -0.01 06 May
Cattle 181.03 n/a 0.20 06 May
Brent Crude 69.20 n/a 1.45 06 May

Morrisons LFL sales decline worsens in first quarter

The sales decline at Morrisons, the UK's fourth-largest supermarket chain, worsened in its first quarter, reversing the improving trend seen in the preceding three-month period.

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Datacentres group Telecity receives £2.3bn offer from Nasdaq's Equinix

Telecity has received a takeover offer from Nasdaq-listed rival Equinix at 1,145p per share in cash and equity.

Randgold Resources first quarter mining profit drops on lower gold price

London-listed gold miner Randgold Resources posted a 16% drop in first-quarter mining profit on Thursday to $143.9m.

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BT hits full year earnings target thanks to cost cutting in fourth quarter

Annual results from BT Group Plc beat City forecasts after a record number of new broadband customers in the fourth quarter.

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Thursday newspaper round-up: Elections, JPMorgan, Clydesdale Bank

"David Cameron and Ed Miliband made their final pleas to voters on Wednesday, as the UK heads to the general election..."

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