FTSE Struggles As Scottish Referendum Dominates Headlines

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The UK's leading share index slipped by 0.2 percent, or 11.34 points, down to 6,780.9 points on Wednesday, with the engineering firm Smiths Group being one of the worst performers of the day, losing six percent after reporting a steep fall in its profits for the year.

The FTSE 100 was the only one of the major European stock markets to fall on Wednesday. The German DAX gained 0.3 percent, and the French CAC gained 0.5 percent, as those markets are unaffected by the ongoing concerns about the Scottish referendum. These concerns offset positive news coming out of both the United States and China, two areas the FTSE has exposure to.

Traders in Europe were encouraged by the possibility that the US Federal Reserve will keep interest...

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