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* FTSE 100 down 0.4%, FTSE 250 off 0.1%
Sept 4 (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell on Friday and was set for its third straight weekly loss following a tech-fuelled plunge on Wall Street, while Barratt and Persimmon (LON: PSN ) tumbled as the UK's competition regulator began an enforcement action on certain housebuilders.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it was opening enforcement cases to focus on certain practices of Barratt Developments BDEV.L , Persimmon Homes, Taylor Wimpey TW.L and Countryside Properties CSPC.L , saying they might have broken a consumer protection law in relation to leasehold homes. of all four housebuilders fell between 1% and 3.5% in early trading, with the wider housebuilding index .FTNMX3720 shedding 1.2% to its lowest in more than two months.
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