Business Live: Friday morning briefing

Key points

  • France saw its credit rating downgraded to AA from AA+ by ratings agency S&P.
  • Shares in Merlin Entertainments were priced at 315p on its first day of trading.
  • Lord Mayor of London took up her post as champion of the UK's financial sector.

Live text


  • Anthony Reuben 
  • Pia Gadkari 

Last updated 8 November 2013

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