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Restrictions placed on market

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The City regulator has announced restrictions on short-selling, where traders bet on share prices falling in banks like HBOS.

The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has also called for a clean up of the city and a clampdown on irresponsible behaviour.

The BBC's Business Editor, Robert Peston reports.

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