London Markets: FTSE 100 pulls lower after record week, with Yellen ahead

U.K. stocks fell Friday, as a record-setting trading week wraps up, with investors set to listen out for clues from Federal Reserve officials about whether a U.S. interest-rate rise is imminent.

The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.23% lost 0.3% to 7,359.87, with only the health care showing gains. The London index on Thursday edged down by less than 0.1%.

Equities on Friday found no relief from a drop in the pound, which fell after weaker-than-expected services-sector data pointed to the prospect of slowing British economic growth.

Concern about growth emanated from WPP PLC WPP, -7.80% as the world’s largest advertising company said revenue growth stumbled in the second half of last year as clients in the U.K.

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