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FTSE slips further from record, mid caps hit two-week low

UK shares drifted further on Tuesday from last week’s record high, weighed down by weakness among mining stocks and ConvaTec (CTEC.L), while British mid caps .FTMC were also under pressure ahead of Thursday’s general election. The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE inched 0.1 percent lower to 7,517.73 points by 0924 GMT, while the more domestically-exposed mid cap index… Read More »

Dollar dips from two-week high, stocks in the red

The dollar fell on Wednesday, succumbing to a bout of profit-taking after hitting a two-week high the previous day, while European stocks also put a positive start to the week behind them to trade in the red. Weak corporate earnings weighed on stocks, as Germany’s DAX .GDAXI snapped a four-day winning streak and the broader FTSEuroFirst 300 index… Read More »