The FTSE 100 finished the week and the month of July on the back foot, although off its lows of the day, trading down 0.65% at 7,032.30 by the close.
This followed a negative reaction to some high profile corporate updates and a weaker start on Wall Street where the S&P 500 was down 0.5% at 4,397.53.
NatWest Group has reported operating profits before tax of £2.5 billion, compared to an operating loss before tax of £770 million during the same period last year, in its half year results for 2020. NatWest fell 2.7% to 199.4p.
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