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10 things you need to know in markets today

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Friday.
1. Northern Ireland's DUP has written to British Prime Minister Theresa May to say that it will not support a Brexit deal that leaves Northern Ireland separated from the rest of the United Kingdom. The European Union wants a customs border in the Irish Sea, between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a letter from Theresa May seen by the London Times newspaper suggested.
2. Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new US sanctions. Western oil majors and trading houses have clashed with Russia's third and fourth biggest producers, Gazprom Neft and Surgutneftegaz, over 2019 oil sales contract terms during unusually tough annual renegotiation in recent weeks.
3. Special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe could be heading into the home stretch ....

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