Unsettled traders decided to leave the market this afternoon after New York indices opened down, hel...
Unsettled traders decided to leave the market this afternoon after New York indices opened down, helping the FTSE to a 18.90 points drop to 4,054.70 by the close.
GUS, which has more than doubled its share price since early 2000, led today's losers when its ex-dividend price dropped 30.50p tp 696.5p.
Supermarkets also had a tough day.
Tesco dropped 4p to 210p and Sainsbury shed 7p to 248.75p.
Bradford & Bingley led the gainers, adding 11.75p to take its share price to 322.25p by the close.
Mid-cap prices fared better, sending the FTSE 250 index up 12.9 points to 5,141.8.
Enodis topped the gainers, adding 3.5p to 43.5p.
De la Rue, the money printer, dropped 25.5p to 237p.
In New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Averge currently sits down 114 points at 9,108.
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