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UK retail sales plunge, underlining risk of recession

* UK retail sales drop 1.6% m/m in August vs 0.5% forecast * ONS says all retail sectors affected by decline * Data underline recession risk in UK * Primark, ASOS and Ocado have all warned on profit this month By Andy Bruce LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - British retail sales fell much more than expected in August, in another sign that the economy is sliding into recession as the cost of living crunch squeezes households' disposable spending.
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UK stocks close lower, hit by Wall St selloff on inflation data

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Monthly U.S consumer prices unexpectedly rose in August * UK jobless rate hits 48-year low as people quit labour market * Ocado Retail cuts outlook as Britons tighten belts * FTSE 100 down 1.2% and FTSE 250 drops 1.8% (Updates with closer) By Bansari Mayur Kamdar, Johann M Cherian and Aniruddha Ghosh Sept 13 (Reuters) - UK's main equity indexes fell on Tuesday, echoing weak sentiment on Wall
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Banks drag UK's FTSE 100 lower; all eyes on U.S. inflation data

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 off 0.1% Sept 13 (Reuters) - UK's FTSE 100 ticked lower in choppy trading on Tuesday as bank stocks fell, while data showed a drop in jobless rate and rising wages that could pile more pressure on the Bank of England looking to rein in surging inflation.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 21

July 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening flat on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.10%. * SSE PLC: British power company SSE Plc SSE.L said its first-quarter performance slightly exceeded its expectations and reiterated its forecast for the full year. * ANGLO AMERICAN: Global miner Anglo American AAL.L reported a 9% fall in second-quarter output.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 21

July 21(Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening flat on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.05%. * JD SPORTS: JD Sports Fashion Plc JD.L , Britain's largest sportswear retailer, was in exclusive talks to sell Footasylum to German asset management firm Aurelius Group, a Sky News reporter said in a tweet on Wednesday. * HEATHROW: A strike by refuellers at Britain's busiest airport Heathrow, which was set to begin on Thursday, has been suspended after the employees received a revise
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