Britain's FTSE slips from year-high, though Tesco jumps
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* FTSE 100 down 0.4 pct
* Tesco soars after results
* United Utilities retreats after downgrade
By Kit Rees
LONDON, Oct 5 UK shares fell on Wednesday, slipping from 18-month highs reached in the previous session, though shares in grocer Tesco jumped after reporting strong first-half results.
The blue chip FTSE 100 index was down 0.4 percent at 7,045.09 points by 0913 GMT, slightly outperforming the broader European market which fell following... read more
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