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Jul 5, 2010

BBC : Business .- BP shares up on Mid East rumours.- June 5th., 2010


Page last updated at 23:16 GMT, Monday, 5 July 2010 00:16 UK BU B

Smoke rises from the BP oil spill site, as natural gas is burned 
off, while the drilling of two relief wells continue in the Gulf of 
Mexico
Shares in BP have risen amid speculation that Middle East investors may buy stakes in the oil giant.

China shares fall to 15-month low
The Shanghai composite index closes at a 15-month low as economic data points to slowing growth and rising inflation.

Greece claims deficit turnaround
Greece's finance minister, George Papaconstantinou, says the country cut its deficit by 42% in the last six months.


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