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Investors welcome Rentokil’s ‘win-win’ $6.7 billion deal to push FTSE 100 higher

UK stocks opened higher on Tuesday as unemployment fell and investors continued to await interest-rate decisions due later in the week from a host of central banks. The UK jobless rate fell to 4.2%, down from 4.3% previously, with the claimant count falling by a better-than-expected 49,700. After falling back around 60 points on Monday, the FTSE 100 has recovered some of the lost ground in ...

FTSE gains ground on retail sales beat and Brexit hopes, software group Sage slumps

Despite vaccine optimism being counteracted by concerns over the economic impact of Covid-19 lockdowns, the FTSE 100 gained ground on Friday as UK retail sales beat expectations for October and briefings suggested a Brexit deal is gradually moving closer. By midday, the blue chip benchmark was up 0.5% to 6,366.15, with US futures markets suggesting a mixed open on Wall Street later as concerns ...
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