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3.30pm FTSE 100 clinging to previous level
Heading towards the final half hour of trading and the Footsie was still clinging to last nights closing level like a limpet.
The index was down 1 at 7,416, so at least it kept above the 7,400 level.
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FTSE 100 remains disinclined to stray far from last nights close, though it has ebbed back into the red.
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The FTSE 250 hit canada goose store an intra day peak a bit before noon but surrendered some of its gains for most of the lunchtime session.