What did you miss over the festive break?

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Global stockmarkets report 2018 losses as investors flee to gold, and Theresa May continues to attempt to drum up support for the proposed Brexit deal. Investment Week takes a look at the key headlines over the Christmas 2018 and New Year break. Worst annual equity returns since 2008 Global stockmarkets suffered one of their worst years in a decade in 2018, with the FTSE 100 reporting losses of 12%. Following the final trading day of the year on New Year's Eve, when markets followed tradition to close earlier, the UK blue chip index ended the year down 12% at 6,728.13 points. M...

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