16/09/14 Market Movements

Market news

The FTSE100 closed down 11.97 points at 6,792.24 after reports showed the rate of UK inflation fell slightly in August to 1.5%, as the cost of petrol, food and non-alcoholic drinks declined.

Babcock Intl was the biggest climber in percentage terms, closing up 1.92% whilst Sports Direct was the biggest decliner for the second consecutive day after closing down a further 3.77%.