Strong performances from Whitbread and BSkyB was not enough to push the FTSE 100 higher today, with the index closing down 15.8 points, or 0.24%, to 6615.1.
Talk of US property investor Starwood Capital launching an offer for Whitbread propelled the leisure group to a 7.04% increase, finishing up 128 to 1946. BSkyB also had a positive day, its announcement...
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