The FTSE had another bad day

The FTSE is having a bad day and a bad year.

The UK share index fell 1.13%, or 74.68 points to 6,505, giving up all of the gains it made in 2015.

Here’s the year to date chart:

FTSE July 27YahooThe FTSE has gone nowhere in 2015

Pearson was the biggest faller today, dropping 4.54% after confirming it was in talks to sell its stake in The Economist.

Merlin Entertainments, which runs Alton Towers, fell 4.28% today after announcing that the crash at Alton Towers earlier this year will hit profits.

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