EVRAZ plc (LON: EVR), G4S plc (LON: GFS) and MITIE Group PLC (LON: MTO) are all sliding. The FTSE 100 has lost 574 points (8.3%) since it set a 13-year high of 6,876 on 22 May, to reach 6,302 by mid-afternoon today.
EVRAZ plc (LON: EVR), FirstGroup plc (LON: FGP) and MITIE Group PLC (LON: MTO) scrape the barrel. It's a long time since the FTSE 100 last came close to a 52-week low -- in fact, it was as long ago as June 2012 when it touched the depths of 5,230 points.
Russian commodity companies Polymetal International plc (LON:POLY) and Evraz plc (LON:EVR) are likely to be demoted from the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) at this week's reshuffle, unless there is a last minute surge in mining stocks.
MOSCOW--London-listed Russian steelmaker Evraz PLC (EVR.LN) said Monday it will consider the option of listing on the Moscow Exchange in the wake of a similar move by Russian gold miner Polymetal International PLC (POLY.