UK stocks rallied on Tuesday as hopes of an economic revival sparked by an easing Covid-19 lockdowns were tempered by persistent rioting in the US.
At 16:30, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was 0.9% higher at 6,221.14.
Technology company WANdisco surged 18.3% to 816p, after having secured a reseller agreement with 'a large global systems integrator', which it didn't name.
Private hospital group Mediclinic International rose 8.2% to 296.8p despite it recording an annual loss, which it pinned on asset write downs and pressure on sales from the Covid-19 crisis.
Industrial and electronic products group Electrocomponents rose 4.2% to 664.5p, even as it deferred... Read More