London’s benchmark index fell 22 points, or 0.3pc, to 6,726 in early trade after new figures showed a decline in Chinese manufacturing in December. As China is the world’s biggest metals consumer, the underwhelming economic data dragged on London’s mining shares, which in turn pulled the over all index lower.
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- Posted on : January 2, 2014 by Ftse Futures