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  1. Banks and builders surge on Brexit breakthrough

    Shares in banks and house builders have raced to the top of the FTSE 100 after a breakthrough in the first phase of Brexit talks.
  2. Mark Barnett: I don’t buy the bull story for banks

    In the last of our video series, Mark Barnett outlines why he isn’t following income rivals like Neil Woodford into high street banks.
  3. Brace for a 30% correction next year, warns LGIM

    Legal & General Investment Management predicts an end to the eight-year bull market next year, as ‘easy money’ policies go into reverse.
  4. The Expert View: Ladbrokes, Whitbread and Smiths

    Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Hansteen and Esure.
  5. Friday Papers: Bitcoin bonanza takes hold of world markets

    And Steinhoff woes hit big banks, investment funds and ECB.
  6. Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains ahead of jobs data

    Large technology companies were upward bound, with Apple rising 0.5% and Facebook adding 1.7%.
  7. Nervous investors keep shunning UK shares for bonds

    Investors have continued to shift away from funds investing in UK shares, searching for perceived safety in fixed income markets.
  8. Ladbrokes Coral surges on GVC takeover bid

    Shares in gambling group surge after takeover bid from rival GVC ahead of government clampdown on the sector.
  9. The Expert View: Saga, Legal & General and Hammerson

    Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Dunelm and John Laing.
  10. Thursday Papers: Big banks push back on launch of bitcoin futures

    And Apple will see up to $47 billion potential benefit from tax reform.
  11. Overnight Markets: Tech stocks lift Nasdaq

    Energy sector fell as oil prices slipped more than 2% after a surprise rise in US inventories of refined products.
  12. Saga slumps, Intu surges as mid-caps steal limelight

    Shares in insurance and travel provider for over-50s slump on profit warning while Intu Properties surges on bid from Hammerson.
  13. Legal & General offloads million policies in £650m deal

    Legal & General sells its mature savings division, housing £21.4 billion with-profits fund, to Swiss Re.
  14. The Expert View: Provident, Rio Tinto and AstraZeneca

    Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Cineworld and Mears.
  15. Wednesday Papers: James Murdoch tipped for Disney role in Fox deal

    And car industry has hit out at government as sales of diesel cars fall 30% one month.
  16. Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls amid broad-based weakness

    The S&P 500 fell for a third straight session, trimming the index’s rally this year to 17%.
  17. NS&I tempts savers with four new fixed-rate bonds

    The government-backed savings organisation is offering savers interest of up to 2.2% for locking their money in for three years.
  18. Supermarkets top FTSE as Goldman turns bullish

    Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons jump to top of FTSE 100 as Goldman Sachs says margin pressure is easing.
  19. How fund managers are preparing for Labour victory

    Multi-asset investors are taking steps to prepare for a run on the pound if the Conservative meltdown continues.