P507 Teletext 507 Dec11 23:16:30    OF THE   WEEK  ——————————————————————————————  EXPORTS POUNDED AS IMPORTS TAKE OFF The UK's trade gap worsened in October as imports surged to £21.5bn, a record for a single month. The gap between imports and exports in goods alone deteriorated to £5.3bn from £4.4bn in September. A near-8% fall in exports to countries outside the European Union was partly blamed by the Office for National Statistics on the soaring value of the pound against the dollar. ——————————————————————————————————————— Take stock of a week in the market 511 GET A BRAND NEW SEAT IBIZA FOR PENNIES? SEE p684 Analysis Football Take stock TV Guide