A picture here from eager bargain-hunter who says he ready to deal with the crowds. @asda let's get this on #civilmadness #BlackSaturday pic.
Oil prices hit a four-and-a half-year low in the wake of the decision by the Opec producers' cartel not to cut output. Brent crude fell $2.43 to $70.15 a barrel on Friday.
A round up of some of the week's most significant corporate events and news stories. Coca-Cola and SABMiller unveil African bottling deal.
House prices climbed to another all-time high in November but the pace of growth in property values is continuing to cool, Nationwide Building Society has reported.