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Xcite Energy’s shares suffer 4.5% fall

Sluggish economic data from the world's biggest economy offset gains by buoyant banking stocks today, sending the FTSE 100 Index into the red and continuing a turbulent performance by the top tier.

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Tullow Oil biggest Footsie riser

Concerns about the health of the world's biggest economy weighed on global stock markets today, holding back a subdued FTSE 100 Index.

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BP among Footsie risers, Petrofac fall

Hopes of an imminent bailout deal for debt-laden Cyprus steadied losses on world markets today as the country said it was just hours away from agreeing a solution.

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Wood Group among biggest Footsie risers

London's blue-chip index hit its highest level since January 2008 today as optimism for the powerhouse Chinese and US economies triggered a rally in markets around the world.

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Parkmead and Eland shares among risers

The recent rally on London's FTSE 100 Index came to a halt today amid fears that US policymakers are getting cold feet over their economy-boosting measures.