Investors endured a fourth successive session of declines as a fresh slump for global markets left the The downward spiral since
It has seen the
This was better than in
There was a brief respite at the start of the session after minutes from the Federal Reserve's recent meeting showed that members of the US central bank are in no hurry to increase interest rates.
The Bank of
Sterling, which has been buoyed by expectations of a rate hike, slipped against the greenback, but remained above the
Heavyweight fallers in
Airline stocks continued to experience turbulence as
Despite it warning that the strength of the pound could have a deepening impact on its bottom line, shares rose three per cent or 45p to 1464p.
The shortened list of risers also featured Tesco after it raided
There was no boost for investors in
It is also suffering from the impact of the strong pound and while Primark sales were up by 22 per cent on a constant currency basis in the quarter to
The biggest risers on the
The biggest fallers were
Investors endured a fourth successive session of declines as a fresh slump for global markets left the
The downward spiral since