FTSE 100 Index Posts Worst Week of the Year as Vodafone Retreats

Updated on

Britain’s stocks extended a two-month low as they headed for their biggest weekly drop of 2015.

The FTSE 100 Index fell 0.8 percent percent to 6,804.6 at the close in London.

Vodafone Group Plc fell 2.4 percent, leading declines on the benchmark, after saying it’s not in talks about a full merger with Liberty Global Plc. The company earlier rallied as much as 4 percent after confirming it is in discussions with Liberty about an asset swap. Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc fell 2.6 percent. Anglo American Plc added 1 percent.

The broader FTSE All-Share Index lost 0.8 percent, and Ireland’s ISEQ Index fell 0.5 percent.

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. LEARN MORE