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BSE Sensex 26,314.29 -106.38 (-0.40%)
TA25 1,374.34 -4.54 (-0.33%)
KOSPI 2,062.61 -10.17 (-0.49%)
SMI 8,527.91 +2.53 (0.03%)
ATX 2,274.24
IBOVESPA 58,878.24 +428.95 (0.73%)
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IBEX 10,420.90 +34.40 (0.33%)
WIG 52,304.36 +121.25 (0.23%)
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Currencies

GBP/USD 1.6596 +0.0002 (0.01%)
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GBP/JPY 172.1719 +0.0369 (0.02%)
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GBP/CNY 10.1902 -0.0090 (-0.09%)
GBP/AUD 1.7865 -0.0004 (-0.02%)
Dissent makes rate rise more likely
The prospect of an interest rate hike before the end of the year was reopened today as it was revealed that two members of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) voted for a 0.25% rise this month.
Bank of England committee split on interest rates  
hawks vote for interest rate rise  
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Top stories

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain enjoyed its best July on record for car exports, an industry body said on Thursday, as production rose by nearly 3 percent year-on-year thanks to new models and strong sales of top-end vehicles.
Eurozone austerity policies to tackle the region's debt crisis have been a "dismal failure" as economic growth grinds to a halt, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said.
A Labour government would give a new energy regulator the power to revoke energy companies' licences to help protect the interests of the public, the party announced today.
ONE of Scotland's leading North Sea businessmen, Sir Ian Wood, has warned against independence, claiming Alex Salmond's government has exaggerated oil reserves by up to 60 per cent.
The number of people who are self-employed has increased by over 730,000 in the past six years, but average income has slumped by 22 per cent, a new study has revealed.

Trends

GainersChange Mkt Cap
BA69 City of London Investment Trust plc 8.00% 1,090.00M
NEPI New Europe Property Investments plc 7.69% 1,561.05M
FGP FirstGroup plc 6.11% 1,526.44M
AA AA PLC 2.64% 1,506.88M
BXP Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited 2.48% 17,466.55M
LosersChange Mkt Cap
CTYA City of London Investment Trust plc -26.32% 1,090.00M
BBY Balfour Beatty plc -6.68% 1,647.22M
HIK Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc -6.21% 3,381.53M
INVR Investec plc -3.77% 5,028.67M
COLT Colt Group SA -3.72% 1,266.87M
Excludes shares with mkt cap of less than �1,000M. Learn more