Sumary of UK Shares Dip as British Inflation Data Reignites Taper Fears:
- The blue-chip index slipped 0.1%, with food delivery company Just Eat Takeaway.
- com dropping 3.5% to the bottom of the index following a media report that Amazon and rival Deliveroo will offer free delivery to prime subscribers in the UK. Deliveroo shares were up 0.9%.
- Losses in the index, however, were limited by decent gains by heavyweight oil majors BP, Royal Dutch Shell and life insurers.
- The domestically focused mid-cap FTSE 250 index declined 0.3%.