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FTSE surges on PMI data

UK stocks gained significantly in mid-morning on Friday after new PMI data suggested the economy has expanded following the general election, raising the possibility that the Bank of England might not need to cut interest rates after all. At 1159, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 123.81 ...

Marston's like-for-like pub sales up 1.0%; employment costs rise

Pub and brewing company Marston's said its like-for-like pub sales had grown 1.0% in its financial year to date, as stronger drink sales were offset by a weaker food performance. In a trading update for the 16 weeks to 18 January, the company said business over the Christmas fortnight was ...

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