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Evening Standard
Evening Standard
Michael Hunter,Simon Hunt and Daniel O'Boyle

FTSE 100 Live 6 March: Capita losses, Esken to be wound down, markets seen steady ahead of Jeremy Hunt budget

The FTSE 100 is set for modest gains when markets open today, as traders await Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget.

The Chancellor will give his speech at 12:30, with a cut to National Insurance expected to be the headline measure.

On the corporate side, Legal and General, Ibstock and Capita are among the companies reporting results, while Southend Airport owner Esken is to leave the London Stock Exchange as the Essex hub changes hands.

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