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London markets shrug off Brexit malaise

Dave Morris

London markets shrugged off Brexit malaise and embraced positive Chinese export data, capping a relatively quiet week. A Wall Street Journal poll of 16 economists had forecast the value of shipments overseas to rise 8.7%. TV fans delighted as Brexit renewed for another season: the parody headline that nonetheless captures the current state of play.