P505 Teletext 505 Nov 6 21:00:00    ———————  ————————————————  MORE COMPANIES GOING FOR BROKE More evidence of the economic downturn has emerged with official figures showing a sharp rise in companies and individuals going insolvent. The third quarter saw an increase of 4.7% in the number of companies unable to pay their debts — the official definition of insolvency — in England and Wales compared with last year. Some 6,138 individuals were declared insolvent, up 3.5% on the quarter. ——————————————————————————————————————— Share index 510 Market report 517 I.T.JOBS? - CONTRACT OR PERMANENT see p631 Next FTSE Popshares Company news