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Updated: 20 hours 19 min ago

The blue chip index fell into the red after earlier gains as US investor sentiment soured on the British American Tobacco (BATS) deal.

The FTSE 100 closed 0.1% lower at 7,020.


Commodities News

Shell's 70-year dividend record at risk
Thu, 22nd September 2016 - 14:18

Shell hasn't cut the dividend since WW2, but these fund managers think it will have to. Lee Wild finds out why they've sold the oil majors.

Economic news

Bank of England admits to being too pessimistic on Brexit
Thu, 6th October 2016 - 17:21

The UK central bank's deputy governor said the economy outperformed expectations in August - but longer-term worries remain, reports Danielle Levy.