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UPDATE 1-Ireland slashes budget deficit forecast on bumper tax take

DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland slashed its year-end budget deficit forecast on Tuesday to 1.7 percent of gross domestic product from 2.1 percent, as the tax take in Europe's fastest growing economy far exceeded expectations in November. That would leave Ireland with a deficit close to half the 3 percent target set under its EU-IMF bailout in 2010, which rescued the...
Source: Reuters | By: Conor Humphries
Cyber Monday sales top $3 bln as discounts spur buyers

Dec 1- Americans bought more than $3 billion worth of goods on Cyber Monday, a leading survey showed, as bigger-than-expected discounts and strong demand for electronics and toys added up to the biggest ever day for U.S. online sales. Top-selling items included Lego Star Wars, the Barbie Dream House, Samsung 4 k television sets and Apple Inc's iPad Mini.
Source: Reuters | By: Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Subrat Patnaik
UPDATE 1-Nigerian assembly passes $2.9 bln extra budget, mostly for gasoline

ABUJA, Dec 1- Nigeria's national assembly on Tuesday approved a supplementary budget for 2015 of 574.53 billion naira, mainly to cover fuel subsidies and ensure gasoline supplies across the vast country into the new year. Despite being Africa's biggest oil producer, Nigeria imports almost all its gasoline needs because its refineries have been neglected for...
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UPDATE 2-Billionaire Platt closes $8 bln hedge fund firm BlueCrest to outside investors

LONDON, Dec 1- BlueCrest Capital Management, the $8 billion hedge fund firm founded by billionaire Michael Platt, is returning all the cash provided by outside investors amid pressure on fees, rising costs and a lackluster performance. The decision, which follows an exodus of capital in recent years and disappointing returns relative to some rivals, is a shock...
Source: Reuters | By: Simon Jessop
China c.bank lends 100.3 bln yuan via medium-term facility in Nov

BEIJING, Dec 1- China's central bank said on Tuesday it had extended 100.3 billion yuan of loans to 11 financial institutions under a medium-term lending facility in November. The total outstanding amount of such lending facility loans was 695.8 billion yuan at end-November, the central bank said. The central bank also conducted overnight standing lending...
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China c.bank lends banks 51.75 bln yuan in pledged supplementary loans in Nov

BEIJING, Dec 1- China's central bank said it disbursed 51.75 billion yuan worth of pledged supplementary loans, with an interest rate of 2.75 percent, to banks in November. The central bank said in a statement on its website that there were 1.08 trillion yuan worth of PSL in the banking system at the end of November. The latest PSL exercise was aimed at supporting...
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UPDATE 1-Qatar launches $5.5 bln, 5-yr loan into syndication - sources

DUBAI/ LONDON, Dec 1- The government of Qatar has invited banks to provide it with a $5.5 billion loan, sources aware of the matter said on Tuesday, as Doha became the latest Gulf government to seek funds with its finances pressured by low energy prices. The five-year loan is smaller than the amount of up to $10 billion which bankers said last month that the government...
Source: Reuters | By: Archana Narayanan and Sandrine Bradley
UPDATE 1-UK plans to make banks hold up to $15 bln more capital

*BoE says UK credit conditions largely back to normal. LONDON, Dec 1- The Bank of England set out plans on Tuesday to require banks to hold a total of up to 10 billion pounds more capital as they start to lend more freely in a recovering economy, but stopped short of demanding immediate action. "With today's announcement, the basic amount of capital our system requires...
Source: Reuters | By: Huw Jones and David Milliken
RPT-Bank of England plans to make banks hold up to 10 bln stg more capital

LONDON, Dec 1- The Bank of England set out plans on Tuesday to require banks to hold as much as 10 billion pounds extra capital as the credit cycle moves into a more normal phase, but stopped short of immediate action. The central bank said credit conditions in Britain had largely recovered from the financial crisis as banks began to lend more freely, and warned that...
Source: Reuters | By: Huw Jones and David Milliken