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China Stocks Rise With Bonds as Yuan Drops on Surprise Rate Cut
China's stocks and bonds rallied, sending the 10-year yield down by the most since 2008, after the central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates.
China's benchmark money rate falls 48 bps after surprise easing  Reuters
Asia Stocks Jump As China, Europe Step Up Stimulus  NDTV
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UK business groups call for rates reform and better roads
Top priorities for UK business in next week's Autumn Statement are the reform of business rates and road improvements. �Businesses recognise the public purse is under pressure, which is why they want the government to continue tackling the deficit, ...
CBI sets in stone its wishlist for George Osborne  Scotsman
CBI seeks infrastructure cash boost
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City is among most expensive for rents
THE cost of renting has fallen but Edinburgh remains one of the UK's most expensive cities for a tenant, according to a survey.
Welcome to Britain's most affordable city for renting a home
Edinburgh property rentals second only to London  Scotsman
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Black Friday frenzy turns shopping weekend into week-long marathon
The battle between retailers to boost sales on Black Friday has turned the shopping sensation named after a single day into a week-long marathon.
Black Friday: See the Daily Mirror for all you need to know about the ...
Amazon jumps the gun on High Street sales: Online retailer offers week of ...  Daily Mail
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Aviva hits the road to sell Friends Life deal
Aviva boss Mark Wilson will this week embark on a City roadshow as his advisers pore over the details of the insurer's �5.6bn merger with rival Friends Life.
Aviva's bid for Friends Life threatens 2000 jobs  The Times (subscription)
Cowdrey to net �160m from Aviva's shock Friends Life takeover  Professional Adviser
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Monday Papers: Intesa eyes UK with possible bid for Coutts
Financial Times: Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy's leading domestic lender, is considering a bid for Coutts, the wealth management arm of Royal Bank of Scotland, as part of a strategy to deploy �16 billion of excess capital.
PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Nov 24  Reuters
Italian bank Intesa eyes UK's Coutts International - FT  Yahoo News UK
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NYMEX-US crude holds gains after China cuts rate, OPEC eyed
SINGAPORE Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures steadied above $76 a barrel on Monday, clinging to gains from the previous session after a rally spurred by China's first interest rate cut in more than two years.
NYMEX crude oil holds steady with Tokyo markets shut, eyes on OPEC  Nasdaq
Commodities boosted by 'double dose' of stimulus  The Nation
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FOREX-Euro wobbles on chance of more ECB action, Aussie perkier
... * Euro nears 2-year low touched in early November. * Dovish comments from Draghi on Friday weigh on euro. * Aussie holds gains after surprise China rate cut.
Countdown to missed opportunity for EU economy  Business Recorder
ECB has duty to be at inquiry, says TD  Irish Times
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Numbers of food bank users across North East on the up, with Newcastle West ...
Growing numbers of people on low incomes in the North are turning to food banks to survive, new research reveals. Figures released today by the Trussell Trust, which runs a network of 400 food banks across the UK, show that between April and September ...
A major foodbank charity sees no sign of recovery trickling down to the ...  The Independent
'more low-paid' turn to food banks  Daily Mail
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Bank hires Morgan Stanley to speed up its British exit
The Australian owner of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks has taken a step closer to leaving Britain by appointing advisers for a potential �2 billion-plus flotation of its troubled UK business.
Round Up  Herald Scotland
Yorkshire bank plans �2bn float
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