It has been a quiet day in London.
The FTSE 100 closed down 19.62 points, or 0.29%, at 6769 on Tuesday — hardly a big move. The bulk of the dip came in afternoon trade, with London dragged down by a weak open for US markets.
- THE BEST: After tanking on Monday, gold miners were some of the best performers — Randgold Resources jumped 2.2% and Fresnillo climbed 3.4%.
- THE WORST: easyJet was the biggest faller, down 3% after a downgrade from Commerzbank.
Here’s today in context: