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Adrian Holliday

A 53-point slump for the Big Board yesterday. The FTSE 100 finished -0.78% down at 6,773.2 with Pearson helping drag the numbers lower, falling -8.24% to 1191p. easyJet also slipped sharply, down -4.0% at 1672p. The biggest riser was Fresnillo, up +3.38% at 780p.

The Dow Jones finished more than -1.0% down at 16,197 as investors fretted about corporate earnings. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%