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UK: London Stock Exchange dips slightly on Trump victory01:30

UK: London Stock Exchange dips slightly on Trump victory

United Kingdom, London
November 9, 2016 at 12:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

The London Stock Exchange's (LSE) main index fell slightly after opening on Wednesday as investors absorbed news of Republican nominee Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election.

London's blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.4 percent to 6,817.52 on opening but had rallied somewhat by lunchtime.

The most significant positive impact so far is a boost for raw materials companies such as gold miner Fresnillo which rose eight percent as investors rushed to safer positions. Health care stocks also did well. Footage was filmed at the atrium of the London Stock Exchange in central London.

UK: London Stock Exchange dips slightly on Trump victory01:30
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The London Stock Exchange's (LSE) main index fell slightly after opening on Wednesday as investors absorbed news of Republican nominee Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election.

London's blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.4 percent to 6,817.52 on opening but had rallied somewhat by lunchtime.

The most significant positive impact so far is a boost for raw materials companies such as gold miner Fresnillo which rose eight percent as investors rushed to safer positions. Health care stocks also did well. Footage was filmed at the atrium of the London Stock Exchange in central London.

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