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FTSE snaps three-day rally after miner weakness

By Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell on Friday after a three-day rally, as investors backed away from riskier sectors and U.S. GDP figures came in below expectations. Material and energy stocks, which are sensitive to optimism over the global economic outlook, took 26 points off the FTSE 100, dragging the index into negative territory.

Buoyant retailers push FTSE 100 up towards 6,300

* FTSE 100 up 0.2 percent * Retailers rise, Tesco gains after Exnae upgrade * Barclays up ahead of results * ARM falls on big institutional sale * Telecity dips ahead of results By David Brett LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Rallying retail stocks helped the FTSE 100 higher by midday on Monday as Britain's blue chip index inched its way back towards the 6,300 level.

UPDATE 1-Ocado on track to boost capacity as holiday sales rise

By Helen Massy-Beresford LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - British online grocer Ocado said gross sales rose over 14 percent for the six weeks to Jan. 6 and it was on track to open a new warehouse that will double its capacity. "We are heading in the right direction," Chief Executive Tim Steiner said. The company has invested 190 million pounds ($305.3 million) so far in building a second warehouse.
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