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17 Nov
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe makes first public appearance in days after military takeover
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Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance after being placed under house arrest by the country's military on Wednesday.

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17 Nov
London close: Stocks finish week on down note
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London's top flight index slipped on Friday, but managed to finish well-off its lows of the session despite renewed Brexit angst as the pound gave back early gains.

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17 Nov
Credit card providers to seek customer consent before raising credit limits
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Credit card providers have agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to ask customers' permission before raising their credit card limits, after research found this was a contributing factor to debt problems for many people.

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17 Nov
FTSE 250 movers: Petrofac gushes higher on bid spec; Just Eat dented by downgrade
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London’s FTSE 250 was down 0. 1% to 19,832. 80 in afternoon trade on Friday.

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17 Nov
FTSE 100 movers: Sky rallies but United Utilities hit by downgrade
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London’s FTSE 100 was flat at 7,387. 95 in afternoon trade on Friday.

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17 Nov
London midday: Stocks eke gains as pound slips on Brexit angst; Carillion tanks
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London stocks had managed to eke out small gains by midday on Friday, reversing an earlier drop as the pound slipped back on renewed Brexit angst.

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17 Nov
Commodities: Metals still under selling pressure, Bitcoin hits record
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The commodities complex came under slight selling pressure on Thursday even as risk sentiment improved as traders remained jittery in the wake of recent losses across the space.

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17 Nov
London open: Stocks edge down as pound ticks up; Carillion tumbles on warning
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London stocks edged lower in early trade on Friday as the pound ticked up amid a much quieter corporate calendar.

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17 Nov
London pre-open: Stocks seen lower; Carillion warns on profits
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London stocks were set to edge lower at the open on Friday despite a positive close on Wall Street.

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16 Nov
FTSE 250 movers: Close Brothers leads the way as Spire spirals downwards
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The FTSE 250 index was up 0. 78% in late trading on Thursday after the selling endured over the course of the previous two weeks, with merchant banking group Close Brothers leading the charge.

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16 Nov
London close: Stocks eke out only slight gains
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London stocks managed to eke out only slight gains on Thursday, putting the brakes on a two week sell-off but unable to make any real headway as the pound ticked up on the back of the latest UK retail sales figures.

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16 Nov
Fed's Mester says impact of ageing on interest rates is unclear
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The impact that older demographics will have on interest rates is unclear, a top US central bank official believes.

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16 Nov
FTSE 100 movers: Shire gains but GKN slumps as new CEO leaves before even starting
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London’s FTSE 100 was up 0. 2% to 7,387. 65 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors mulled the latest retail sales figures.

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16 Nov
NAHB housing market index hits eight-month high in November
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Sentiment among US housebuilders unexpectedly improved in November, hitting an eight-month high, according to data released on Thursday.

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16 Nov
Autos and chemicals boost US industrial production in October
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US manufacturing roared back into life in October, amply offsetting a large drop in mining output.

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16 Nov
US import prices rise by less than forecast in October
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Import prices in the States rose by less than expected last month despite a large increase in the cost of fuel imports.

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16 Nov
US jobless claims unexpectedly rise
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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to data from the Labor Department.

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16 Nov
Indian Supreme Court demands Government regulate Bitcoin
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The Supreme Court of India called on the nation's government on Tuesday to take steps to regulate the use of crypto-currencies such as bitcoin.

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16 Nov
Philly Fed index slips by more than forecast in November
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Activity in the US mid-Atlantic factory sector cooled slightly more than expected in November, the results of a widely-followed survey revealed, although a key sub-index tied to the pace of new orders continued to push higher.

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16 Nov
Euro area CPI slips in October, Eurostat confirms
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Consumer prices in the euro dipped in October amid broad-based declines outside of food, alcohol and tobacco.

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