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The UK services sector has grown at the fastest pace in 10 months in November, keeping the economy on track to maintain its pace of expansion this quarter.
The eurozone economy has expanded at the fastest pace this year in November as companies took on workers and kept political concerns at bay.
After a tepid week marked by thin trading in the run up to the Italian referendum, European equities shrugged off its outcome to rally the most since the US election.
Gold has swung after voters in Italy rejected a referendum on constitutional reform and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation.
The euro briefly fell to a 20-month low against the dollar after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.
Wall Street stocks have been little changed after US unemployment posted a nine-year low, boosting the chances of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this month.
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Financial markets are ending the week the way they started, overshadowed by caution, as stocks fall with commodities, the yen advances and a selloff in Treasuries abates.