The UK stockmarket is an oblique window on the world. It contains many of the world's largest mining companies and a few of the largest oil producers.
There are companies selling booze and cigarettes, cough medicine and treatments for asthma. And in the undergrowth, only marginally influencing the path of the FTSE 100, are businesses buffeted by the...
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