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FTSE 100 little changed on Friday

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(Close): London's FTSE 100 was little changed on Friday, as gains by the likes of Easyjet and Marks and Spencer outweighed falls in mining firms.

The FTSE 100 closed higher by 1 point at 6,916.

Budget airline Easyjet and Marks and Spencer both closed up more then 3%, while shares in the miners Antofagasta and Rio Tinto led the losers.

Bottling firm Coca-Cola HBC rose another 2% after Thursday's 7% lift following better than expected results.

On the currency markets, the pound slipped 0.19% against the dollar at $1.2931 and fell 0.47% against the euro to €1.15770.