The FTSE 100 ended the week on a positive note, up by 0.8% to 7,129.71, as a weaker-than-expected US jobs reports led to hopes stimulus and lower rates will be in pace for longer across the Atlantic.
By 4.30pm UK time the S&P 500 on Wall Street was up 0.8% to a new record high of 4,233.08
InterContinental Hotels reported a fall in revenue in the first quarter of the year owing to the pandemic impact but said there were signs of improving demand led by the Americas and Greater China. It gained 1% to £50.94.
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