"For more than two years now, stock markets around the world have risen with barely a pause for breath. After such a period the last couple of weeks have come as a shock, but we should not forget that market ups and downs are what we should expect."
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UK stocks declined on Monday morning on a quiet day for economic data, with investors still showing caution following a volatile week for markets last week. The FTSE 100 was trading 0.4% lower at 6,283 in early deals.
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