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London Market Report

(Close): Shares in London closed down at the end of trading on Monday.

The week had got off to a negative start after the release of a weaker than expected report on German industrial production.

Output there fell by 1.8% between April and May, raising fears about the health of the eurozone economy.

Engineering group Weir was up 0.74% on a broker upgrade. The FTSE 100 index was down 41.54 points, or 0.61%, at 6824.51.

The pound was down 0.17% against the dollar at $1.71290.

It was also down 0.25% against the euro at 1.25900 euros.