London Market Report
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(Close): New sanctions against Russia and the continuing debate about the impact of the Scottish referendum weighed on shares.
Standard Life also rose 1.47% after saying it was making contingency plans if the vote was for independence.
In a busy session for retail results, supermarket Morrisons rose 1.2p to 177.8p despite reporting a 51% drop in half-year profits to £181m.
Shares in retailer Next fell by 3% despite a 19% rise in half year profits.
Weak Chinese inflation data, which showed more signs of cooling growth in the world's top metals user, sent the mining sector down 0.7%.