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FTSE 100 at nine-month high on Fed hopes

Markets rise on hopes of extended bond buying programme from the US Federal Reserve.

FTSE 100 ekes out small gains as Tullow sinks

Whitbread and Tullow Oil top and tail the FTSE 100. Euro moves higher.

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The UK’s most expensive investment trusts

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Fitch warns UK on AAA rating

Ratings agency says failure to control debt levels is a threat to the UK’s sovereign credit rating.

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Pound edges lower in muted City reaction to Autumn Statement

Sterling weakens only slightly as chancellor George Osborne delivers his economic update, but FTSE buoyed by US jobs data

Tullow weighs on FTSE as well comes up dry

Equity markets gloomy and commodity prices fall as a solution to prevent a ‘fiscal cliff’ in the US remains elusive.

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