U.K./IRISH DAYBOOK: U.K. October House Prices Increase

U.K. house prices increased in October and transaction levels slipped in a “flat” property market, Acadametrics Ltd. and LSL Property Services Plc said.


*Vivendi’s Universal Music is close to making of bid of about $1.9 billion for Citigroup’s EMI recorded music business and the deal may be announced by the start of next week, the FT reports, citing people familiar with the negotiations.


*Gilt Yields Fall as U.K. Becomes Safe Haven: Financial Times

*Axe 50p Tax Now to Save Economy: Daily Telegraph

*Murdoch Claims Truth about Hacking was Hidden from Him: The Guardian

*New Blow for Eurozone as EU Cuts Growth Forecast: The Independent

*See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil: The i

*Death of The Euro: Daily Express

EARNINGS: Preliminary ests., when available. All times BST:

*Rolls-Royce (RR/ LN) 7 a.m., 3Q sales, IMS

*Spectris (SXS LN) 7 a.m., 3Q sales, IMS


*Nothing scheduled


*11:30 a.m.: U.K. PPI Input NSA M/m; est. -0.3% (prior 1.7%)

*11:30 a.m.: U.K. PPI Input NSA Y/y; est. 14.5% (prior 17.5%)

*11:30 a.m.: U.K. PPI Output nsa. M/m; est. 0.1% (prior 0.3%)

*11:30 a.m.: U.K. PPI Output nsa. Y/y; est. 5.9% (prior 6.3%)

*11:30 a.m.: U.K. PPI Output Core NSA M/m; est. 0.1% (prior 0.3%)

*11:30 a.m.: U.K. PPI Output Core NSA Y/y; est. 3.6% (prior 3.8%)

U.K. monthly output prices increased for a second month, economists estimate.


*11:10 p.m.: U.K. to Sell GBP500 Mln 28-Day Bills

*11:10 p.m.: U.K. to Sell GBP1 Bln 91-Day Bills

*11:10 p.m.: U.K. to Sell GBP1.5 Bln 182-Day Bills


*Nothing scheduled



*Roadshow: DANSKE DC

*TBLI Conference: BNP FP


*EUR/USD: 1.3625

TV HIGHLIGHTS: Selected Bloomberg TV guests, all times BST:

*6 a.m.: Anibal Cavaco Silva, President Portugal

*6:10 a.m.: Brendan Brown, Mitsubishi Ufj economist

*7:10 a.m.: Charlotte Patrick, Gartner UK

*7:20 a.m.: Salvatore Zecchini, Tor Vergata University

*7:30 a.m.: Steven Richard, GLC chief economist

*8:30 a.m.: Miranda Xafa, IJ Partners, strategist

*8:10 a.m.: Thomas Harjes, Barclays Bank, econommist

*10:10 a.m.: Ian Stannard, Morgan Stanley FX strategist

*3:10 a.m.: Robert J Shapiro, Sonecon

To contact the reporters on this story: Blanche Gatt in London at bgatt@bloomberg.net;

Chris Peterson in London at cpeterson@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Ludden at jludden@bloomberg.net

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