LONDON (Reuters) - FTSE edged lower on Monday, weighed down by a slump in Petrofac after it predicted low net profits, but M&A talk kept it near a two-month high.
BT added 14.1p to 394.1p after confirming reports it was in talks with two mobile phone companies about a multi-million pound deal.
The Bank of England has appointed Deloitte to conduct a review after a technical glitch in its automated payments system threw thousands of property purchases into turmoil last month.
Fortnum & Mason, the luxury food and gift retailer, has reported its highest profits in its 307-year history with its first new stores in hundreds of years contributing to a doubling of profits.
StockMarketWire.com - FTSE indices ended mixed with falls in resources stocks the main ballast on jitters over China's economy and the future price of oil.