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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 19 Oct 2017, 15:21 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
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Top winner and loser

Smurfit Kappa Group

2242.00 p +
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Unilever

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FTSE 250 Index

20131.52 -
-128.25
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-0.63

FTSE 350 Index

4180.10 -
-13.67
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-0.33

FTSE All Share Index

4127.21 -
-13.40
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-0.32

FTSE Techmark Index

4646.65 -
-12.99
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-0.28

(Close): Shares in bakery chain Greggs closed 12% higher following a strong trading update.

The firm, known for its pastries and sausage rolls, said full-year profit would beat market expectations, due to stronger sales and lower commodity prices.

In the 11 weeks to 13 September, the company saw sales rise 4%, thanks in part to shop refurbishments, it said.

Meanwhile the FTSE 100 closed almost flat, down 0.04%, at 6,804.21.

"Not much upside in the FTSE until after the Scottish referendum, so I would stay on the sidelines," said Lex van Dam, a hedge fund manager at Hampstead Capital.

Shares in the brewer SABMiller were the best performer, jumping 9.8%, after the Dutch brewer Heineken rebuffed its offer for a takeover.

The move is being seen as a defensive measure to stop SAB Miller becoming a target itself for AB Inbev, which make Stella Artois.

Elsewhere, Germany's Dax reversed early losses to close almost flat, up 0.09% at 9,659.63, but France's Cac-40 remained lower, down 0.3% at 4,428.63.

On the currency markets, the pound was down 0.22% against the dollar at $1.62320 and also down 0.02% against the euro at 1.25460 euros.