FTSE pushes to 10-week high on confidence data

UK markets added to their gains on Thursday as the latest business confidence indicator from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation showed an improvement in May compared to April. As well as an uptick in overall confidence, short-term demand for permanent staff also improved. 'The worst could be behind us', said REC chief executive Neil Carberry. By 4.35pm the FTSE 100 was up 1.4% to 6,229, its first time above the 6,200 level since the panic sell-off in March. The FTSE 250 mid-cap index gained 1.1% to 17,336. Asset manager M&G was the biggest gainer, rising for a second day up 7.1% to 150p... Read More

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Company Price Change
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FTSE Indices
Company Price Change
FTSE 1006,218.79p74.54 1.20 %
FTSE 25017,338.48p194.86 1.12 %
FTSE 3503,480.16p41.28 1.19 %
FTSE Small Cap4,898.59p76.27 1.56 %
FTSE All-Share3,437.30p41.17 1.20 %
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Rolls-royce Hlg319.00p-27.10 -7.83 %
Stand.chart.392.10p-19.30 -4.69 %
Clarkson2,335.00p-115.00 -4.69 %
Capita Group35.92p-1.74 -4.62 %
Helios Towers166.20p-7.80 -4.48 %

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Value6,218.79
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