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Swiss watch exports to China saw a bumper 49 percent rise in July from the same time last year, industry figures show, a remarkable return to growth.
U.K. inflation fell more than expected in July driven by a fall in clothes and alcohol prices, the Office for National statistics said.
The avalanche of protests over the Facebook Messeger app has gathered pace and users are flocking to review pages to vent their fury.
Stocks will see a 20 percent correction at the start of 2015 as the U.S. Federal Reserve begins to tighten policy, one strategist said.
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