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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 25 Sep 2017, 13:45 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
7300.03 -
-10.61
-
-0.15

Top winner and loser

ITV

169.40 p +
+3.10
+
+1.86

Mediclinic International

647.00 p -
-33.50
-
-4.92
value change %

FTSE 250 Index

19582.32 +
+64.96
+
+0.33

FTSE 350 Index

4057.86 -
-2.61
-
-0.06

FTSE All Share Index

4006.82 -
-2.04
-
-0.05

FTSE Techmark Index

4528.54 +
+24.57
+
+0.55

(Close): The pound fell against the dollar after a speech by the Bank of England's Mark Carney was interpreted as meaning no rate rise until 2015.

Sterling fell to a 10-week low, and finished at $1.6695, after Mr Carney halved the average wage forecast for this year.

The pound also fell against the euro, and at close was down 0.68% at 1.249 euros.

On the stock market, shares were higher at close.

The FTSE 100 index was up 0.37%, or 24.26 points at 6,656.68.

The security firm G4S was the top riser on the FTSE 100, up 5.27%, after its earnings showed a return to profit.

The biggest faller was Admiral Group, down 5.45%, after it reported a 9% drop in premiums.