03/12/13 Market Movements
Markets closed down 62.90 points at 6,532.43.
BHP Billiton PLC alpha alarm went off as its price dropped below £18.10. It eventually closed at after fluctuating between and throughout the day.
Petropavlovsk’s alpha alarm also went off as it price dropped below 56p. It eventually closed at after fluctuating between and throughout the day.
The FTSE dropped again to its lowest point in more than 6 weeks today.
This was expected as investors await U.S. employment data due later this week to gauge the timing of the Federal Reserve’s tapering of stimulus measures.