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FTSE soars on RBS, IAG as euro-zone inflation rises

The FTSE was up midday with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and International Consolidated Airlines (IAG) soaring. Markets were buoyed by Japan's expansion of an internal monetary-easing programme and a minor rise in euro-zone inflation.

FTSE100 tipped to open up this morning

The headline index is tipped to open firmly higher this morning, according to financial websites, in stark contrast to yesterday’s up and down session, led by strong gains in the US overnight and with the Asian markets also opening in confident form…

FTSE up as drugs, travel stocks lead blue chips

The FTSE closed higher, shrugging off a midday sortie lower, with drugs, travel insurance issues leading the blue-chip index. Wall St got off to a positive start as better-than-expected results from Visa propped the Dow higher.

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