FTSE hovers near one-week lows as StanChart slides
Britain's top shares index hovered near one-week lows on Tuesday, weighed down by a drop in banking stocks such as Standard Chartered (STAN.L) and weaker energy company stock prices.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 index .FTSE was down 0.2 percent at 6,807.67 points at its close, near its lowest level in around a week.
The FTSE gave up gains made earlier in the session following a rebound in world stock markets after Democrat Hillary Clinton, favoured by many business leaders and investors, was seen to have won the first U.S. presidential election TV debate against Republican rival Donald Trump.
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