The FTSE 100 has ended the day down 42.3 points, or 0.68%, to 6,160.3, as DSG International revealed disappointing figures.
DSG was the biggest drag on the index with a drop of 7.32% to 202.5p, after it warned of a flat underlying performance for the first half, following weakness in its Italian business, UniEuro.
Liberty International was also down with a drop of 5.74% to £13.30, closely followed by International Power which slipped 3.56% to 351.75p, while Vodafone fell 2.73% to 133.5p.
Although losses were limited by ICI which posted the biggest gains with a rise of 9.3% to 423p, while miners also performed well with Vedanta Resources up 3.04% to £13.21, while Xstrata climbed 1.71% to £22.66.
In the US the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 6.17 points, or 0.05%, to 12,315.42, with the market quiet ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow.
Alcoa is posting the biggest gains so far with a rise of 3.71% to $30.27, closely followed by Du Pont which is up 1.31% to $48.66, while Intel has gained 0.93% to $21.77 and Pfizer has added 0.8% to $27.17.
General Motors is the biggest drag on the index with a fall of 3.19% to $31.57, closely followed by Exxon Mobil which is down 1.2% to $72.51, while AT&T has slipped 0.67% to $32.53.IFAonline
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