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FTSE firms as resources enjoy pre-Xmas uptick

FTSE 100 indices nipped higher early with resources enjoying an uptick on the marginally firmer price of crude oil, economists in China exploring that country's economic outlook and the sound of slay bells ringing in a week shortened by Christmas.

FTSE100 tipped to open cautiously ahead this morning

The headline index is tipped to open slightly firmer this morning, according to financial websites, as the market starts to wind down ahead of the Christmas break, with little in the corporate calendar to trigger any major advance and providing traders with the opportunity to sit back and enjoy the odd mince pie or slice of yule log in what is expected to be a fairly quiet session...

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