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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 16 Jan 2018, 10:43 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
7779.47 +
+10.33
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+0.13

Top winner and loser

Admiral Group

1909.00 p +
+40.50
+
+2.17

Antofagasta

1014.00 p -
-24.50
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-2.36
value change %

FTSE 250 Index

20865.49 +
+32.72
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+0.16

FTSE 350 Index

4324.26 +
+5.92
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+0.14

FTSE All Share Index

4270.01 +
+5.57
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+0.13

FTSE Techmark Index

4666.71 +
+11.11
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+0.24

(Close): Shares in outsourcing giant Capita was the FTSE's top performer of the day, gaining 4.7% after reporting a jump in half-year net profits on the back of £1.3bn of new contracts.

Overall, the FTSE was 2.81 points higher at 6,798.15, a rise of 0.04%.

On the downside, pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline fell 4.73% after posting disappointing quarterly results.

The company reported a 23% fall in pre-tax profits to £986m.

In China, where the group has been rocked by allegations of bribery, sales were down 20%.

On the currency markets, the pound was down by 0.17%, against the dollar, at $1.7037, and also lower, by 0.16%, against the euro at 1.2653 euros.