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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 11 Sep 2017, 15:36 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
7413.59 +
+35.99
+
+0.49

Top winner and loser

Provident Financial

825.00 p +
+30.00
+
+3.77

Associated British Foods

3103.00 p -
-162.00
-
-4.96
value change %

FTSE 250 Index

19694.26 +
+83.86
+
+0.43

FTSE 350 Index

4114.18 +
+19.56
+
+0.48

FTSE All Share Index

4061.86 +
+18.58
+
+0.46

FTSE Techmark Index

4524.09 +
+1.46
+
+0.03

(Closed): The FTSE 100 closed 0.2%, or 13.49 points, lower at 6,787.06 following gains in early trade.

Ashtead Group was the biggest loser on the index, falling more than 3%, while Sports Direct International fell 3%.

TSB was 0.34% percent higher on its first day of full trading on the London Stock Exchange.

The pound lost some ground following comments made by Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, to MPs at the Treasury Select Committee.

Mr Carney said there was still spare capacity in the UK economy, which needed to be used before interest rates have to be raised.

The pound fell 0.34% against the dollar to $1.69700 and was down 0.2% against the euro at 1.24910 euros.

Among FTSE 250 companies, shares in Domino Printing Sciences, plunged more than 16%. The firm, which makes barcode printers, said profits would be under pressure during the financial year ending October 2015.

It blamed weak prices in Asia and research and development costs.

Imagination Technologies, which designs chips used in mobile phones jumped 7.4% after it announced a 13% rise in full years sales and forecast a good performance in the current financial year.