FTSE Posts Gains Following China Stimulus Announcement

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The FTSE 100 closed up by 57.5 points on Monday, recovering from the losses that it posted on Friday, and closing at 7,052.13, thanks to the announcement of a fresh round of stimulus measures for China, which boosted the mining sector.

Investors were also impressed by a strong opening period in Wall Street after some good earnings reports from Morgan Stanley, Halliburton and Hasbro. However, the gains were tempered slightly by bad news coming out of Greece. The Syriza government is shoring up its defences in preparation for the possibility that its partners in the euro zone may refuse to release more bailout cash. There is a strong possibility that Greece will be forced to default on its debt and be ejected from the Euro-zone.

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