P529 Teletext 529 Oct16 21:00:10    ——————————— FRIDAY ————————  TIMES Bank of England governor Eddie George denied allegations Gordon Brown had tried to "bully, harass and bounce" the Bank into cutting interest rates. FT The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 0.25% stimulating sharp rallies in US bond and American equity markets. INDEPENDENT Eddie George sent sterling almost four pfennigs lower against the German mark by indicating that a weak pound would no longer stop rate cuts. ——————————————————————————————————1/2—— Share index 510 Company index 520 I.T.JOBS? - CONTRACT OR PERMANENT see p631 World Pound Shares Family Finance
P529 Teletext 529 Oct16 21:00:10    ——————————— FRIDAY ————————  TELEGRAPH Net overseas earnings for the City and the financial services sector of the British economy soared by 32% to a record £25.2bn in 1997. GUARDIAN More than £1 billion a month has been poured into the stock market this year by companies eager to buy up their own shares. MAIL The BBC lost a major part of its sports coverage when the screening of home cricket Test matches was sold to Channel 4 and Sky. ——————————————————————————————————2/2—— Share index 510 Company index 520 I.T.JOBS? - CONTRACT OR PERMANENT see p631 World Pound Shares Family Finance