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UK manufacturing growth ebbs, denting hopes for balanced recovery
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's manufacturing revival slowed sharply last month as the Ukraine crisis crimped demand from abroad, further denting hopes for a more balanced economic recovery.
Manufacturing industry hit by weaker exports  
Shock drop in UK manufacturing growth - are the finest days of UK recovery over?  
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HSBC sign outside a high street branch. The bank warned last month that it faced 'significant' fines. Photograph: Tim Ockenden/PA.
bank of england The Bank of England report a small fall in the number of approved mortgages for July. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA.
New Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis has told staff that the grocer can once again become the �customers' champion�. In an email to staff seen by Retail Week, Lewis, who joins today and succeeds Philip Clarke, said: �These are challenging times, but we ...
Johnson says he will not back Heathrow's expansion despite his idea for a Thames estuary airport being declined. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/LNP/Rex.
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Trends

GainersChange Mkt Cap
BA69 City of London Investment Trust plc 8.00% 1,097.76M
DC Dixons Carphone PLC 6.18% 4,210.74M
ABG African Barrick Gold PLC 5.52% 1,010.86M
KAZ Kazakhmys plc 4.23% 1,382.25M
RDW Redrow plc 3.10% 1,047.80M
LosersChange Mkt Cap
CTYA City of London Investment Trust plc -26.32% 1,097.76M
NEPI New Europe Property Investments plc -6.67% 1,801.21M
MGHU M & G High Income Investment Trust PLC -4.72% 1,373.69M
ASC ASOS plc -4.02% 2,277.80M
AFR Afren Plc -3.39% 1,042.78M
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