The FTSE went absolutely nowhere today

The FTSE had a wild ride but ended up where it started today.

It closed down 0.18 per cent, or 12 points, after a strong early start led by Pearson, which climbed 2.2% on the sale of the Financial Times.

But Aberdeen Asset Management, suffering from outflows and weak earnings, weighed on the index with a -7.5% fall.

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