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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 23 Aug 2017, 15:36 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
7382.65 +
+0.91
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+0.01

Top winner and loser

Provident Financial

661.00 p +
+71.50
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+12.13

WPP

1420.00 p -
-174.00
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-10.92
value change %

FTSE 250 Index

19743.22 -
-7.98
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-0.04

FTSE 350 Index

4101.66 +
+0.14
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+0.00

FTSE All Share Index

4048.99 +
+0.17
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+0.00

FTSE Techmark Index

4388.97 -
-0.07
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-0.00

(Open): The London market opened flat but shares in B&Q owner Kingfisher fell after its latest trading update.

Kingfisher shares dropped 4.5% despite it posting a 20% rise in retail profit to £142m for the 13 weeks to 3 May.

The benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 4.09 points at 6,855.31.

Shares in power provider Aggreko were down 2.2% at £17.11. The company announced on Thursday that British Gas boss Chris Weston was to be its new chief executive.

Shares in Centrica - the owner of British Gas - slipped 0.,1% to 330.60p.

On the currency markets, the pound dipped 0.04%% against the dollar to $1.6705 and edged down 0.03% against the euro to 1.2291 euros.