5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 7th November 2019
Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 7th November 2019

5. Two former employees of Twitter have been charged in the US with spying for Saudi Arabia.

The charges, allege that Saudi agents sought personal information about Twitter users including known critics of the Saudi government.

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4.Trader associations have called on European markets to cut trading hours to encourage more diversity.

Stock market Trading hours, which run from 08:00 to 16:30, should be reduced to 09:00 to 16:00, the organisations said, and would need to be harmonised across European exchanges.

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3. The Bank of England looks set to keep interest rates on hold today depsite the global shift towards lower rates, though investors will watch for any policymaker who might break ranks and vote to give the country’s slowing economy more help.

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2. China's Jingye Group has emerged as the frontrunner to buy British Steel out of insolvency, according to reports.

A possible deal has emerged after a preliminary offer from Turkish company Ataer faltered in late October, leaving the company in limbo.

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1. Labour has promised an "irreversible shift" of power and investment to working people outside the south-east of England, if they win the election.

John McDonnell will pledge £150bn for schools, hospitals and housing on top of existing spending plans to be paid for through borrowing.

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