FTSE ends level as retailers revel

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The FTSE 100 closed flat for the second day in a row as retailers moved ahead on positive spending results, the index closed Wednesday down just 2.10 points (0.03%) to 6087.30.

Energy giant BG Group fell 5.89% to 1231, following a £6.1bn takeover approach for Australian firm Origin Energy. Miners plunged for the second day in a row, with Vedanta Resources at the forefront of...

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