Australia Mining
Shares in Australian mining giant BHP Billiton fell 1.1% on 20 July as gold prices slumpedReuters

Value eroded from the FTSE 100 on 11 August after falling copper prices and continuing worries about China's demand for commodities took a bite out of mining companies. Glencore Plc saw its stock value slashed by -7.26%, making it the biggest faller on the stock exchange. The mining giant was followed by BHP Billiton and Anglo American in the top five.

Bookmaker Ladbrokes warned investors they will need to sit tight until 2017 before they will see "any increase in profitability", said AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould. "The bookmaker slashed its first half dividend after headline pre-tax profits tumbled by nearly 44%.

"Ladbrokes has seen some encouraging customer trends and believes the proposed merger with Coral represents an exciting opportunity. But completion of the deal is some way off and Ladbrokes needs to reset the business and invest and do so quickly."

Overall, the FTSE 100 fell -1.06% to finish the day at 6,664.54p. Shares of Coca-Cola HBC AG gained +1.51% after the stock was downgraded to "sell" on 5 August by Goldman Sachs.

FTSE 100 biggest risers

  • Prudential Plc +70.50 (+4.68%) 1,577.00
  • Coca-Cola HBC AG +20.00 (+1.51%) 1,344.00
  • Inmarsat Plc +9.50 (+0.98%) 977.00
  • ARM Holdings Plc +7.50 (+0.79%) 959.50
  • Ashtead Group Plc +6.00 (+0.62%) 975.00

FTSE 100 biggest fallers

  • Glencore Plc -14.95 (-7.26%) 191.00
  • BHP Billiton Plc -60.50 (-5.00%) 1,148.50
  • Burberry Group Plc -71.00 (-4.42%) 1,536.00
  • Anglo American -33.60 (-4.16%) 774.80
  • Antofagasta Holdings -22.00 (-3.70%) 572.00

FTSE AIM 100 biggest risers

  • Monitise Plc +1.22 (+22.26%) 6.70
  • Vernalis Plc +6.00 (+7.89%) 82.00
  • Smart Metering Systems Plc +12.38 (+3.63%) 353.50
  • Ithaca Energy Inc +1.00 (+2.88%) 35.75
  • Secure Trust Bank Plc +80.00 (+2.82%) 2,920.00

FTSE AIM 100 biggest fallers

  • Faroe Petroleum -4.25 (-5.41%) 74.25
  • Polar Capital Holdings Plc -21.00 (-4.94%) 404.25
  • Quindell Plc -3.50 (-3.95%) 85.00
  • Pan African Resources Plc -0.24 (-3.53%) 6.56
  • Velocys Plc -2.38 (-2.65%) 87.25