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FTSE staggers as high street fortunes diverge
by Chris Marshall on Jan 08, 2014 at 09:06
Investors face a big week of economic data. It was Germany’s turn this morning, publishing trade data that showed a growing trade surplus. Later today, the US ADP National Employment report is due, alongside the minutes of the US federal Reserve’s December meeting, in which the central bank announced the start of a leaner monthly stimulus programme.
Tomorrow both the European Central Bank and Bank of England vote on monetary policy, with no changes to interest rates epexcted from either.
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