5 Worst-Performing FTSE 100 Stocks as Markets Correct

Housebuilders and resource firms have not fared well as the FTSE 100 looks set for its sixth consecutive day of losses. Here are the worst-performing shares in that time

David Brenchley 6 February, 2018 | 2:01PM
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After hitting a fresh record closing high of 7,779 on 12 January, the FTSE 100 started 2018 as it had finished 2017 – with unerring momentum. Since the start of December, the UK’s blue-chip index had climbed 6.2%.

But the strong bull run stalled soon after, and now it looks to have reversed. The sharp decline in US stock indices has rightly stolen the headlines this week. But the FTSE 100 has been declining for a week now.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Barratt Developments PLC718.80 GBP0.00
Berkeley Group Holdings (The) PLC4,549.00 GBP0.00
BP PLC340.85 GBP0.00Rating
CRH PLC3,678.00 GBP0.00Rating
Glencore PLC351.90 GBP0.00Rating
Persimmon PLC2,806.00 GBP0.00
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,646.60 GBP0.00Rating
Scottish Mortgage Ord1,357.61 GBP-2.78Rating
Taylor Wimpey PLC163.00 GBP0.00
Tencent Holdings Ltd462.60 HKD0.00Rating
Vodafone Group PLC110.38 GBP0.00Rating

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk