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FTSE speeds higher on resources, retail stocks

FTSE indices sped higher towards midday as profit-hungry investors sniffed buying opportunities in miners discounted yesterday, while energy stocks enjoyed an uptick on rebounding crude prices. Several retail-sector players also ticked higher.

FTSE up on buying opportunities, resources in focus

FTSE indices are marching higher as profit-hungry investors sniff opportunity in resources stocks, after yesterday's softness, along with some commercial property and retail outfits. Wall St closed up overnight, while Asian markets were firmer this morning.

FTSE100 tipped to open broadly flat this morning

The headline index is tipped to open flat to modestly weaker this morning, according to financial websites, despite Wall St edging ever higher overnight, as investors focus on issues closer to home, while today’s speech from Draghi is likely to add a spark or two…

FTSE mixed as resources fall, Wall St ticks higher

FTSE indices ended mixed -- blue chip down, mid cap up -- as miners suffered on concerns about China's industrial sector, while several energy, financial and retail stocks also slipped. Falls were tempered by Wall St, which was up in early deals.

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