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FTSE 100 down 0.3 percent

February 3, 2014

LONDON , Rabi'II 3, 1435, Feb 3, 2014 , SPA, Feb 3 -- Britain's top shares inched lower on Monday, extending recent hefty falls, led down by Lloyds Banking Group , Reuters reported. Lloyds fell 2.4 percent after it said it had set aside a further 1.8 billion pounds ( $2.96 billion ) in the fourth quarter to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI), and dividend payouts were to come later than some in the market had anticipated. The FTSE 100 was down 21.01 points, or 0.3 percent, at 6,489.43 points by 0924 GMT , having dropped 0.4 percent on Friday. It fell 3.5 percent in January, its biggest monthly decline since last June and its worst January since 2010. ! LONDON , Rabi'II 3, 1435, Feb 3, 2014 , SPA, Feb 3 -- Britain's top shares inched lower on Monday, extending recent hefty falls, led down by Lloyds Banking Group , Reuters reported. Lloyds fell 2.4 percent after it said it had set aside a further 1.8 billion pounds ( $2.96 billion ) in the fourth quarter to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI), and dividend payouts were to come later than some in the market had anticipated. The FTSE 100 was down 21.01 points, or 0.3 percent, at 6,489.43 points by 0924 GMT , having dropped 0.4 percent on Friday. It fell 3.5 percent in January, its biggest monthly decline since last June and its worst January since 2010. --SPA 12:43 LOCAL TIME 09:43 GMT All Rights Reversed for Saudi Press Agency Provided by Syndigate.info , an Albawaba.com company


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Source: Saudi Press Agency (Saudi Arabia)


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