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FTSE struggles on weaker gold miners and sterling strength

An apparent improvement in the mood around Brexit talks helped lift the pound and put pressure on the FTSE 100. The bias of the index towards overseas earnings means it tends to head in the opposite direction to the pound. A dip in the price of gold to $1,281 per ounce weighed on gold miners ...

IHG sees strongest quarterly growth since 2010

InterContinental Hotels Group has reported a good third quarter performance with revenue per available room up by 2.3% and net rooms growth of 4.1% - its strongest since 2010. The group also signed hotels into its pipeline at the fastest third quarter rate since 2008, and said it made an ...

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