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(Open): London’s main shares opened decrease on Thursday after a number of massive corporations went ex-dividend.

Amongst these buying and selling with out entitlement to their newest dividend pay-out had been Hammerson and London Stock Exchange, down 2.7% and 1.eight% respectively.

General, the FTSE 100 index was 24.94 factors or zero.36% decrease at 6,810.84.

On the foreign money markets, the pound fell zero.13% against the dollar to $1.3216 and was zero.17% decrease against the euro at €1.1727.