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Gilts look set to finish up............>

GILT SUMMARY: Gilts look set to finish up Wednesday slightly off intraday lows,
as markets continue to recalibrate expectations for a Brexit divorce deal to be
agreed as soon as next week.
- The Dec 18 Gilt future is down 38 ticks at 119.57, off the lows, having traded
in a range of 119.36-119.76 today.
- Curve is a little steeper, with 2-Yr yield down 0.6bps at 0.91%, 5-Yr up
0.4bps at 1.286%, 10-Yr up 1.1bps at 1.727%, and 30-Yr up 1.6bps at 2.082%.
- Short Sterling getting hit at the far end of the strip, Blue contracts off 3-4
ticks, though off lows.
- EU chief negotiator Barnier provided  some more details of a potential
UK/Ireland border solution in the context of ongoing discussions, but nothing
that was market moving for Gilts.
- Indeed, if anything Gilts will have been supported by global equity weakness
and a retreat in global yields.
- PM May's spokesman says Cabinet will meet next Tuesday, with Brexit discussed.
- Quiet data flow for rest of week, BOE Q3 credit conditions survey out Thurs.

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