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ADVFN III Evening Euro Markets Bulletin August 06, 2013.

ADVFN I I I Evening Euro Markets Bulletin Daily world financial news Tuesday, 06 August 2013 London Market Report FTSE 100 Euronext Dax perf CAC 40 Please click on the images to view our interactive charts It was a choppy session on Tuesday with the FTSE 100 struggling for direction early on before sinking firmly into the red as concerns of a ‘tapering’ of stimulus in the US dampened sentiment. The FTSE 100 finished down 15 points at 6,604, though closed well off its intraday low after a late rally. The heavyweight mining sector was providing a big drag on London’s  benchmark  index  today as metals prices weakened. Putting pressure on commodity prices was a strengthening dollar on the back of rising bets that the Federal Reserve  will soon begin to scale back its quantitative easing (QE) programme, a stimulus measure that has a dilutive effect on the greenback. The President of the Atlanta Fed,  Dennis Lockhart , said today t