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FTSE loiters lower as miners fall and supermarkets rise

FTSE indices were loitering marginally below their starting levels and without much intent to midday, while European bourses made mild gains. Miners remained key ballast, as did several utilities and financials. Glencore (GLEN) led blue-chip losers, followed by SABMiller (SAB).

FTSE dips as profiteers hit resources, financials

FTSE indices tiptoed lower in early deals as investors cleared profits after yesterday's bumper rally. Mining, oil, financial and pharma stocks were lower, whereas supermarkets made mild gains. Europe was mixed after positive Wall St and Asia sessions overnight.

FTSE races to near-term highs on rallying resources

FTSE indices raced up to fresh near-term highs with Glencore (GLEN) storming to the top of the blue-chip winners' ladder on gains of more than 20%. Oil majors contributed to the cheer, as did financials, supermarkets and most other sectors. Wall St was firming, and Europe was markedly higher.