P531 Teletext 539 Oct 2 21:04:00    ———————————  ———————————————  At CLOSE INDEX 102.2 -0.2 £ = $1.7085 +0.67 £ = DM2.7963 -1.18 Sterling closed soft versus the mark and was pulled down by a weak dollar amid worries over the UK economy and rumours of lower UK interest rates. Jane Foley, currency strategist at Barclays Capital, said: "Sterling is also suffering from an increasing likelihood that UK interest rates will fall sooner rather than later." ——————————————————————————————————————— Pound versus other currencies 532 CHECK YOUR SHARE PRICES p510 Forex Shares A-B FTSE Family Finance