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UK factory orders recover after October slump - CBI

British factory orders bounced back in November after falling sharply in October, a survey showed, potentially easing concerns about the scale of a slowdown in the economy ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union in March.

BoE 2019 rate hike bets cut further, money markets signal

Money markets on Friday were pricing in even less chance of a Bank of England rate rise in 2019 than on Thursday, with investors dialing back expectations of monetary tightening as Prime Minister Theresa May battles to salvage her Brexit deal.

Markets

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GB 10YR
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+0.007
DE 10YR
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+0.019
JP 10YR
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-0.001
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EUR / GBP » 0.8899 +0.10%
GBP / JPY » 144.6200 +0.32%

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