5. Customers of defunct tour operator Thomas Cook have reacted angrily after learning they will face delays in getting refunds for Atol-protected package holidays.
The Civil Aviation Authority originally said all valid claims made on the first day of its refund programme would be paid within 60 days, or by this Friday.
4. Moody's has changed its outlook on the banking sector from stable to negative.
The ratings agency firm has downgraded its outlook for global banks, citing slowing growth, low interest rates and volatile operating conditions.
3. State-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco has raised a record $25.6bn (£19.4bn) in its initial public offering in Riyadh.
The share sale was the biggest ever, surpassing that of China's Alibaba which raised $25bn in 2014 in New York.
2. British employers’ demand for staff rose in November at the slowest rate in more than a decade, adding to signs of a waning jobs market ahead of Brexit and next week’s general election.
1. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will go head-to-head for the second time later, in a live election debate on BBC 1 at 8:30 tonight.
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