FTSE falls as US investor confidence slips


After remaining broadly stable in early trade, London shares began to fall after US markets opened with negative sentiment, and the FTSE 100 closed down 75.04 points (1.41%) at 5,236.26.

Wolseley shares climbed 56p (13.53%) to 470p after the firm revealed it would not break its debt covenants, while BG Group added 51p (4.53%) to £11.76. Friends Provident shares dropped 9.1 points (8.75%)...

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