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Thursday, December 31, 2015 - Morning Market Update
Connor Campbell - Market Analyst at Spreadex

Quiet end to 2015 on the cards, FTSE looking ropey as year begins to wrap up

Until the US open this afternoon there is nothing for investors to cling onto this Thursday; if anything they are even more jittery than normal, the rouble taking a dive this morning to hit a fresh record low.

The FTSE, for what it’s worth, is looking decidedly ropey itself, falling by another 20 points; that figure would likely be more if it weren’t for a few flashes of green in the normally rouge commodity sector, the likes of Premier Oil, Rio Tinto and KAZ Minerals all having a go at posting some end of year growth. The UK supermarket sector is continuing to pose a variety of problems as well, none more so than Ocado, which fell another 2% this morning after having already managed to tumble 9% across Tuesday and Wednesday, investors unable to shake their Amazon Pantry-inspired fears.

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