UK net trade, the gap between exports and imports, took a record 1.5 percentage points off quarterly growth. Photograph: Toby Melville/REUTERS.
LONDON Nov 27 (Reuters) - British shares retreated on Friday as miners pushed the blue-chip FTSE 100 index into negative territory following weak Chinese industrial data which reignited concerns over China's economic slowdown.
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Many mom-and-pops are rolling out the red carpet for customers and offering big discounts on specialty, locally made or one-of-a-kind goods.
NEW YORK Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, but the declines did not carry through to other major equity markets, which ended modestly lower.