P531 Teletext 539 Oct23 21:01:00    ———————————  ———————————————  At CLOSE INDEX 100.1 -0.4 £ = $1.6927 -0.45 £ = DM2.7672 -1.45 Sterling drifted as traders took in GDP data, which showed the economy growing faster than prediced. Third-quarter figures showed a 0.5% rise as against a 0.3% increase predicted by economists. Traders were taking in implications for further changes to interest rates next month. ——————————————————————————————————————— Pound versus other currencies 532 CHECK YOUR SHARE PRICES p510 Forex Shares A-B FTSE Family Finance