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* FTSE 100 down 0.1%, FTSE 250 flat
* Burberry jumps after Q2 results
* 3i drops after H1 report
Nov 14 (Reuters) - London’s FTSE 100 edged lower on Thursday as a 9% drop in private equity company 3i and a handful of stocks trading ex-dividend overshadowed an earnings-driven surge in luxury brand Burberry.
The main index shed 0.1% as 3i Group hit a five-month low after its first-half report and heavyweight components Sainsbury, Shell and GSK dragged as they traded without dividend entitlement.
Luxury brand Burberry, however, surged 8% as the popularity of designer Riccardo Tisci’s collections boosted quarterly sales and offset declines in Hong Kong where trading was hit by ongoing protests.
The mid-cap FTSE 250 was largely unchanged by 0810 GMT. (Reporting by Shashwat Awasthi in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)