The benchmark FTSE 100 closed up 2.20 points today at 4,493.30 after UK stocks ended the day on a mixed note.
Hays, a recruitment company, lost 5p to 123.75p.
Dixons rose 4.25p to 160.25p after UBS raised its recommendation for the retailer’s stock to “buy” from "neutral".
Daily Mail & General Trust advanced 11.5p to 704.5p. The publisher withdrew from talks to buy the Telegraph after its bid with CVC Capital Partners was rejected as too low.
ITV fell 1.25p to 111.25p after Deutsche Bank cut its recommendation to "hold" from "buy" because of falling market share.
Marks & Spencer Group dropped 7p to 356.5p after the company rejected a second offer from billionaire Philip Green.
Across the Atlantic, the Dow Jones Industrial Average index has so far lost about 11.50 points to 10,368.08, and the S&P 500 index has so far lost almost 3 points to 1,130.96.
Nasdaq's Composite index is currently down 12.72 points to 1,985.51.IFAonline
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