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UK

FTSE 100 wobbles into the close as pound rallies on Brexit progress

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By Carla Mozee and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch. London benchmark falls for the week. U.K. stocks significantly trimmed their gains and closed only marginally higher on Friday, weighed by a rise in the pound after a more positive tone came out of the EU summit in Brussels, seen as moving Brexit talks along.

Europe

European stocks nudge higher as Catalan worries keep gains in check

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By Carla Mozee and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch. Volvo shares rally after bullish earnings report. European stocks edged higher Friday, but with traders choosing to err on the side of caution as worries persisted about the Spain-Catalonia standoff over independence for the wealthy region.

US

FAA releases warning about laptops in checked bags

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Travelers may soon have to keep their devices on them. Soon, U.S. travelers may not be allowed to bring along laptops if they are in checked bags. The Federal Aviation Administration recently filed a suggestion with the United Nations to stop allowing passengers to check bags with laptops.

Asia

Japan's Nikkei stretches winning streak; Hong Kong stocks in recovery mode

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Hong Kong stocks bounce up more than 1%, Taiwan stocks slip. Benchmarks in Japan and New Zealand on Friday narrowly notched their 14th straight day of gains, with the Nikkei's winning streak the longest in nearly 57 years. The Nikkei rose less than 0.1%.

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