Darktrace shines but FTSE misses Wall Street's spark
Evening Standard|October 27, 2021
MARKET ROUND-UP
Graeme Evans

AS Big Tech’s earnings bonanza builds on Wall Street, investors in London are again being left frustrated by a lack of similar action this side of the Atlantic.

Traditional sectors such as banking, mining and retail continue to dominate the FTSE 100 index, although there was some changing of the guard today as cybersecurity firm Darktrace entered the top-flight in place of 117-year-old supermarket Morrisons.

Shares in the Bradford-based retail chain were today halted at 286.4p after its private equity takeover by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

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