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Last Updated at 17 Nov 2017, 16:23 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
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(Close): Shares in property companies weighed on the FTSE 100 on Monday, causing the flagship index to close 32.68 points lower at 6879.12.

Irish building materials group CRH was down 3.84% at the end of trading.

Investors were concerned that CRH, which supplies asphalt for US roads, would be impacted by an earlier-than-expected interest rate rise by the Federal Reserve.

Shares in Land Securities also fell - by 2.1% - while British Land shed 1.7%.

Engineering firm Weir Group led the FTSE 100, gaining more than 4%, while Glencore added more than 2.5%.

In currencies, the pound was up 0.51% against the dollar at $1.5115.

Against the euro it was up 0.39% at €1.3927.