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19:37
Lebanon prime minister Hariri retracts resignation
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Saad al-Hariri has revoked his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister, according to a local news report on Wednesday.

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18:30
FX round-up: sterling helped higher post budget, weaker dollar lends a hand
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The pound received a boost higher on Wednesday following the delivery of the Chancellor's budget, while the greenback fell for a second day.

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17:24
London close: Stocks higher on UK budget
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Shares closed higher on Wednesday as investors sifted through corporate releases as well as the Autumn Budget.

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17:10
FTSE 250 movers: Qinetiq boosted by Berenberg note as Thomas Cook tanks
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The FTSE 250 index was up around 0. 50% on the day in which Chancellor Philip Hammond revealed his budget for the upcoming year.

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16:49
Former Zimbabwean vice-president Mnangagwa set to take over after exile
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Zimbabwe’s former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to take over from the ousted Robert Mugabe after returning to the country following a period of exile.

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16:46
US consumer confidence holds near best level since 2004, good signal for Xmas
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Americans are looking confidently to the future in a potentially strong signal for spending over the Christmas holidays, according to the results of closely-followed survey.

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16:33
Eurozone consumer confidence jumps in November
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Consumer confidence in the single currency bloc shot higher in November, according to the executive arm of the European Union.

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14:46
FTSE 100 movers: Housebuilders slump on Budget; StanChart rallies
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London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 5% to 7,447. 38 in afternoon trade on Wednesday, as investors digested Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget.

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14:26
Durable goods orders fall in October, weighed down by volatile aircraft component
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Orders for goods made to last more than three years slowed much more quickly than expected last month amid a decline in those for aircraft, both civilian and military.

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13:59
US initial jobless claims drop a little more than expected
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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell a touch more than expected last week, according to data from the Labor Department.

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13:15
UN tribunal convicts Ratko Mladic of Bosnian war genocide
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Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been convicted of genocide by a UN tribunal in The Hague for atrocities committed during the Yugoslavian civil war in the 1990s.

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12:30
Fresh elections in Germany still most likely outcome, Berenberg says
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The German state has not been left moribund by the recent failure of talks aimed at forming a new coalition government, nor will it significantly derail a push for reforming the euro area's architecture or the Brexit negotiations, a top-rated economist said.

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12:10
London midday: Stocks push up ahead of Budget; Kingfisher and Reckitt lead pack
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London stocks had extended gains by midday on Wednesday as investors sifted through corporate releases ahead of the Autumn Budget.

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08:42
London open: Stocks edge up ahead of Budget; Thomas Cook tanks
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London stocks edged tentatively higher in early trade on Wednesday as investors sifted through corporate releases ahead of the Autumn Budget.

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07:38
London pre-open: Stocks to nudge up ahead of Autumn Budget
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London stocks were set to nudge up at the open on Wednesday as investors eyed the Autumn Budget.

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21 Nov
Commodities: Gold rebounds as investors await latest FOMC minutes
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Gold advanced on Tuesday, up from strong support at $1,275 seen two sessions ago, as the US dollar fell 0. 13% to 93. 955 against a basket of currencies.

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21 Nov
London close: FTSE higher on the day as UK deficit widens unexpectedly
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Shares closed higher on Tuesday as data revealed an unexpected widening of the UK deficit ahead of the Autumn Budget.

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21 Nov
FX round-up: UK trade budget widens as greenback trades on the backfoot
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Data out for the UK on Tuesday showed an unexpectedly wider budget deficit, while in the US, the dollar weakened 0. 17% to 93. 923 against a basket of currencies.

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21 Nov
Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe
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President Mugabe has handed in a written letter of resignation, putting a halt to impeachment hearings, the speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament said on Tuesday.

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21 Nov
FTSE 250 movers: SIG rallies after update; Aggreko runs out of power
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London's FTSE 250 was up 0. 4% to 19,950. 98 in afternoon trade on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to the Autumn Budget the following day.

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