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Britain's top share index retreated on Tuesday as falls in defensive stocks as well as Pearson and Marks & Spencer (Frankfurt: 534418 - news) overshadowed gains in miners. Mid-cap Carillion extended losses further.
A surprise dip in underlying food sales knocked shares in Marks & Spencer (Frankfurt: 534418 - news) on Tuesday, though the British retailer said its recovery remained on track thanks to a second consecutive quarterly increase in full-price clothing sales. Chief Executive Steve Rowe, a 27-year company veteran who took over in April 2016, said his strategy of reducing prices for entry-level clothing ranges, cutting back on clearance sales and promotions, and improving fit, availability and service was working. In clothing and homeware, M&S's full-price sales - a key guide to profitability - rose 7 percent in the 13 weeks to July 1, its fiscal first quarter, reflecting 27 fewer promotions in the quarter versus a year earlier and no clearance sale.
European stocks finish lower Tuesday, as investors take a cautious approach ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress.