The FTSE 100
But it's not all roses for some constituents of the FTSE indices. We take a quick look at three shares that are falling today...
There was no news on the bank's likely full-year dividend, which the City currently has pegged at around 3.5%.
Gold miner Centamin Egypt
The company, however, says that no formal judgement has been made, and reiterates its stance that its concession is legal and that the court does not have the jurisdiction to cancel it.
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Shares in transport operator Stagecoach
The firm's U.K. rail and U.S. bus operations are doing well, with like-for-like revenues at the former (for the 24 weeks to Oct. 14) up 7.9% and at the latter (for the five months to Sept. 30) up 10.7%.
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