UK markets up despite London incident

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Thursday, July 21, 2005

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The FTSE 100 index closed higher today despite of the incidents in London. The markets fell over 50 points when the reports first came out, but recovered later and closed 6.4 points higher at 5,221.6.

The stock market had been expecting another attack and today analysts said the FTSE had been "amazingly robust".

Dow Jones keeps falling

The Dow Jones in New York fell 60 points today to 10,629.