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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 23 Feb 2018, 16:36 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
7244.41 -
-7.98
-
-0.11

Top winner and loser

BT Group

244.05 p +
+11.70
+
+5.04

International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI)

587.20 p -
-35.40
-
-5.69
value change %

FTSE 250 Index

19801.05 +
+64.99
+
+0.33

FTSE 350 Index

4039.88 -
-1.40
-
-0.03

FTSE All Share Index

3991.50 -
-0.90
-
-0.02

FTSE Techmark Index

4409.24 -
-44.73
-
-1.00

(Close): The FTSE 100 closed lower on Thursday, despite a strong crop of results from blue-chip companies.

Overall, the FTSE index was down 43.33 points or 0.64% at 6,730.11.

Shares in the banking group Schroders were the biggest decliners, down more then 4%, after it reported weaker than expected revenues.

Royal Dutch Shell's A and B shares performed best, both rising more than 2%, after the firm said its second-quarter profits had more than doubled.

Telecoms company BT Group added 0.15% after posting first-quarter results in line with forecasts, with revenue up 0.5% at £4.4bn.

Energy firm BG Group fell back after making early gains. It reported an 11% rise in second-quarter profit.

On the currency markets, the pound was down 0.16% against the dollar at $1.6887, and down 0.1% against the euro at 1.2613 euros.