Edward Dewhirst of City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) presents the award-winning spread betting provider's daily summary of news from the trading floor, including news of: - With the FTSE trading within a range since early August, yesterday the markets snapped a 3 day rally, closing down 76 points at 5217. - As traders await the vote in Germany's parliament for the European rescue fund, the market has followed weakness in the US and overnight in Asia. - The FTSE is Down 34points at 5183. - Mixed trading across Europe, the German Dax is slightly negative while in France the Cac is slightly positive. - The miners are the hardest hit this morning with Xstrata losing 3.3% in early trading. For more market insights from City Index, visit http://www.cityindex.co.uk/market-analysis/ Spread betting and CFD trading are leveraged products which can result in losses greater than your initial deposit. Ensure you fully understand the risks.