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FTSE 100 calm as talks on UK future in Europe conclude

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(Close): Share and currency markets were calm on Friday as the Prime Minister concludes his talks about the UK's future in Europe.

The FTSE 100 closed down 21.72 points, or 0.36%, at 5,950.23.

Standard Chartered shares turned from being biggest riser to lose 1.7% ahead of its results next week.

Tullow Oil extended Thursday's losses , with its shares falling by 5.7% following an update on its Ghanian activities.

The oil producer had revealed that there could be an issue with a storage vessel at its flagship Jubilee field in Ghana.

On the currency markets, the pound ticked 0.03% higher against the dollar to $1.4344 while against the euro, it was down 0.2% at €1.2883.

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