P1ff CEEFAX 121 Sat 29 Oct 21:45/21        TRADE DEFICIT FALLS Britain's trading position improved sharply last month. Against all expectations, the deficit on visible trade dropped to £1N06bn from £1.81bn in August. As a result, the deficit on current account fell to £560m from £1.31bn. While imports edged up to £8,621m from £8,561m in August, exports surged to £7,561m from £6,748m. The Treasury warned that a turnaround in erratics was largely responsibleN CITYNEWS Index 139 BidsDeals CityHeads LondonMkt BBC1 TV
P1ff CEEFAX 101 Sat 29 Oct 00:00/04       HEADLINES British Steel "impact day" l—ldd 1 Suter, Thomson T-Line talks fail 124 Cundell agrees £26m Ferry merger 124 Markets and account on firm no—e 127 Sterling steadies in quiet trade 129 NOVEMBER Unit Trust Choice 226 (BBC2) OVERVIEg FT-SE Closed up 6.3 at 1,858.4 125 POUND $1.7685 (n/c) Eff£ 76.4 135 GOLD/oz $411.25 at London close 136 OIL Brent Decembd— close: $12 85 bbl INDEX Finding your way around CITYNEWS 139 MONEYFILE 220 (BBC2) CityDiary Shares FTIndices Headlines
P1ff CEEFAX 100 Sat 29 Oct 21:41/00          Flash=latest *=Extra details on BBC2 101 201 HEADLINES 150 250 NEWSFLASH 103 203 Gifted children survey 104 204 Attack on Anglo-Irish accord 105 205 Palestinians in general strike 106 206 Govan polls: SNP doubles vote 107 207 Gantry halts shuttle launch 108 208 Painter Annigoni dies aged 78 109 209 Plaid condemns English influx 110 210 No National Trust ban on hunts 111 211 BreathMtests "to be extended" 112 212 Architects: 75pc back Charles 113 213 Warning on women's ordination 114 214 IBA bans Sinn Fein interview 115 215 ANC di3jHsses S Africa polls 116 216 Prosecution clerk arrested 117 217 Home news in brief 118 218 Overseas news in brief 119 219 NEWS"DFL News Page Newsreel Newsflash CityHeads