18/12/14 Market Movements

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The FTSE 100 closed up 129.52 points at 6,466.00, with just five of the constituents falling. The biggest of these fallers was Coca-Cola, falling 1.61%. The biggest climber of the day was Old Mutual, climbing 5.68%.

Oil companies such as BP also rose as the oil price increased around 2%, after hitting five-year lows earlier this week.