London Market Report
- 5 August 2014
- From the section Business
(Close): After opening higher, London's main index lost ground in afternoon trading and ended the session almost unchanged for the second day in a row.
Product testing and certification firm Intertek gained 1.8% after rising 7% on Monday having raised its dividend.
On the downside, Meggitt, fell 4.7% after the aerospace components firm reported a fall in profits.
Other European markets fared slightly better than London, with Frankfurt and Paris both up 0.4%.