The index dropped 0.24 points last Thursday, falling for the fifth consecutive week and has shed 4% since the spiral began. The FTSE-100 also faltered, closing at 95.10 points.
Xansa led the losers, falling 6% on renewed investor jitters after the computer services company issued a profits warning at the end of March.
Logica lost 4% as the City speculated on possibilities the mobile messaging specialist would not be involved in the development or production of Japan’s 3G J-phone MMS system.
The weakness of the computer services sector also impacted Misys and Sage, which both lost 3%. Sage’s drop came despite a mid-week jump after US rival Intuit increased its quarterly earnings. On a positive note, Reed Executive was up 7%.
Harrison Beale & Owen will (HB&O) have a new chairman and managing director at the helm for 2017
Satvir Bungar promoted to managing director in the mergers and acquisitions team
Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal
UK senior partner Phil Verity has been elected for a second term at Mazars