FTSE down as BP and Vodafone sell off assets


London's leading share index dropped below the 6,000 mark this morning as BP and Vodafone sold off parts of their asset base.

The index was down 0.23% at 5,996, falling from Friday's close at 6,009, after UK shares were buoyed by positive US economic data. This morning, oil giant BP announced it is set to sell its subsidiary...

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