Business: Britain's biggest

Name Indx Weight Last_Trade Chg Pct 3m Chg Pct Ytd

3I GROUP PLC 0.32 532.000 -15.15 5.35

ABBEY NATIONAL PLC 1.45 1006.000 -6.94 -7.79

ALLIANCE & LEICESTER PLC 0.49 819.000 -0.12 2.38

ALLIED DOMECQ PLC 0.59 555.000 -11.27 5.92

AMVESCAP PLC 0.39 580.000 -11.32 10.90

ASDA GROUP PLC 0.58 187.000 -0.66 5.35

ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC 0.46 499.000 -8.44 -5.85

B.A.T INDUSTRIES PLC 2.00 628.000 7.44 13.36

BAA PLC 0.68 636.000 -0.63 27.71

BANK OF SCOTLAND 0.77 615.000 -14.35 9.82

BARCLAYS PLC 2.33 1522.000 -12.88 -5.93

BASS PLC 0.75 930.000 -14.99 -1.54

BG PLC 1.36 340.000 1.42 24.09

BILLITON PLC 0.27 124.000 -26.19 -20.51

BLUE CIRCLE INDUSTRIES PLC 0.25 320.000 -14.67 -6.30

BOC GROUP PLC 0.41 820.000 -15.73 -18.08

BOOTS COMPANY PLC 0.87 940.000 0.86 7.25

BRITISH AEROSPACE PLC 0.74 413.000 -20.27 -4.78

BRITISH AIRWAYS PLC 0.54 500.000 -24.19 -10.71

BRITISH ENERGY PLC 0.42 567.000 3.28 34.04

BRITISH LAND COMPANY PLC 0.28 525.000 -27.39 -22.91

BRITISH PETROLEUM CO PLC 5.09 854.000 -11.82 6.75

BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING PLC 0.77 440.000 -3.83 -3.51

BRITISH STEEL PLC 0.24 116.500 -31.47 -10.73

BRITISH TELECOM PLC 5.40 822.000 26.56 71.79

BTR PLC 0.56 165.000 -20.00 -10.33

CABLE & WIRELESS PLC 1.78 730.500 8.30 36.54

CADBURY SCHWEPPES PLC 0.87 840.000 -6.36 36.92

CARLTON COMMUNICATIONS PLC 0.29 470.000 -8.74 0.00

CENTRICA PLC 0.40 88.000 -13.73 -1.68

CGU PLC 1.26 960.000 -8.83 13.07

COMPASS GROUP PLC 0.39 568.000 4.89 51.67

DIAGEO PLC 2.52 690.000 -8.12 23.32

EMI GROUP PLC 0.38 476.500 -13.68 -6.20

ENTERPRISE OIL PLC 0.23 449.000 -24.79 -22.59

GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY PLC 1.23 442.000 -15.37 12.04

GKN PLC 0.52 720.000 -20.57 15.48

GLAXO WELLCOME PLC 6.85 1867.000 9.37 29.65

GRANADA GROUP PLC 0.74 800.000 -26.61 -13.98

GREAT UNIVERSAL STORES PLC 0.70 684.000 -21.47 -10.82

GUARDIAN ROYAL EXCHANGE PLC 0.25 282.000 -28.43 -14.74

HALIFAX PLC 1.71 680.000 -13.71 -11.00

HAYS PLC 0.37 840.000 -21.13 3.45

HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 2.28 1235.000 -23.48 -17.78

HSBC HOLDINGS PLC (75P) 1.19 1326.000 -21.95 -15.00

IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDS PLC 0.51 688.000 -43.37 -27.66

KINGFISHER PLC 0.59 425.000 -21.08 0.24

LADBROKE GROUP PLC 0.31 257.000 -24.85 -2.65

LAND SECURITIES PLC 0.48 860.000 -16.26 -11.34

LASMO PLC 0.19 194.500 -33.16 -29.53

LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC 0.88 678.000 -2.02 27.44

LLOYDS TSB GROUP PLC 4.18 755.000 -15.50 -4.07

LUCASVARITY PLC 0.32 225.000 -16.67 4.65

MARKS & SPENCER PLC 1.45 496.000 -11.98 -17.20

MISYS PLC 0.29 2575.000 -16.40 40.71

NATIONAL GRID GROUP PLC 0.63 422.000 12.53 46.02

NATIONAL POWER PLC 0.67 523.000 -7.11 -12.83

NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK 1.99 1140.000 -2.23 12.65

NORWICH UNION PLC 0.82 420.750 -3.72 7.89

NYCOMED AMERSHAM PLC 0.26 402.000 0.40 -8.12

ORANGE PLC 0.89 729.000 65.68 176.14

PEARSON PLC 0.67 1081.000 15.62 36.66

PENINSULAR &ORIENT STEAM NAV 0.54 835.000 -5.44 20.58

POWERGEN PLC 0.50 752.000 -4.81 -5.05

PRUDENTIAL CORPORATION PLC 1.50 760.000 -3.68 3.54

RAILTRACK GROUP PLC 0.73 1422.000 21.54 47.05

RANK GROUP PLC 0.25 322.500 -13.77 -4.87

RECKITT & COLMAN PLC 0.44 1052.000 -13.06 10.16

REED INTERNATIONAL PLC 0.62 530.000 -5.36 -13.12

RENTOKIL INITIAL PLC 1.06 365.000 -6.17 37.74

REUTERS GROUP PLC 0.86 591.000 -16.64 -11.13

RIO TINTO PLC - REG 0.69 630.000 -25.05 -15.89

RMC GROUP PLC 0.22 839.000 -30.08 -1.29

ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 0.35 226.750 -22.74 -3.51

ROYAL & SUN ALLIANCE INS GRP 0.87 547.500 -16.41 -10.69

ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP 0.82 925.000 -6.57 19.66

SAFEWAY PLC 0.37 325.000 -13.10 -5.25

SAINSBURY (J) PLC 1.01 519.500 2.87 2.06

SCHRODERS PLC 0.32 1390.000 -29.55 8.99

SCHRODERS PLC-NON VOTING SHR 0.08 1150.000 -30.35 -2.71

SCOTTISH & NEWCASTLE PLC 0.52 818.000 -11.66 9.73

SCOTTISH POWER PLC 0.69 567.000 2.25 5.39

SEVERN TRENT PLC 0.35 1008.000 7.92 3.07

SHELL TRANSPRT&TRADNG CO PLC 3.48 344.000 -25.01 -21.82

SIEBE PLC 0.51 956.000 -32.34 -20.00

SMITHKLINE BEECHAM PLC 3.88 683.000 -3.40 9.63

SMITHS INDUSTRIES PLC 0.22 703.500 -24.92 -17.04

STAGECOACH HOLDINGS PLC 0.31 1159.000 -3.90 38.73

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC 0.59 582.500 -27.73 -10.39

SUN LIFE & PROVINCIAL HLDGS 0.43 518.000 -8.32 12.61

TESCO PLC 1.11 164.000 -10.95 -0.61

THAMES WATER PLC 0.40 1122.000 17.49 23.77

TOMKINS PLC 0.36 297.000 -15.86 2.06

UNILEVER PLC 1.90 571.000 -15.22 9.60

UNITED NEWS & MEDIA PLC 0.39 762.000 -8.74 9.96

UNITED UTILITIES PLC 0.47 840.000 3.07 7.69

VODAFONE GROUP PLC 2.48 787.000 18.35 79.27

WHITBREAD PLC 0.41 825.000 -20.29 -7.41

WILLIAMS PLC 0.28 370.000 -16.15 9.47

WOOLWICH PLC 0.56 343.000 -0.87 7.86

WPP GROUP PLC 0.30 404.000 6.18 49.91

ZENECA GROUP PLC 2.08 2150.000 -14.24 0.61

FTSE 100 INDEX 100.00 5455.000 -8.30 6.22

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