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UPDATE: Euro finance ministers meet; Italian bond yields above 7%; report shows SME lending trends; Facebook share sale reported;

29th November, 2011
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* Euro finance ministers meet amid escalating pressure to resolve euro crisis, and following pledges of support from US president Barack Obama.

* Italy sells bonds at yields well above seven per cent.

* Government issues report on SME lending. SFA says results show banks are too risk-averse with 54 per cent of applications approved.

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