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FTSE rockets up on financial, retail stocks

FTSE indices closed up with financial and retail stocks rocketing higher, while resources gains were less marked. This as the price of crude oil had slipped more than 1% so far today. More than half of blue-chip stocks added at least 2%.

FTSE gains as Royal Mail in focus, resources rise

FTSE indices rose towards midday with resources stocks, financial and supermarket issues the drivers. Last year's £2bn flotation of Royal Mail Group (RMG), up 2.04% to 402.25p, was in focus after a government report claimed it was £180m under priced at the time.

FTSE rises on resources, financials, supermarkets

FTSE indices rose as resources, financials and supermarkets gained. Wall St and Asian markets gained. Rex Bionics (RXB) was hammered after finding that trying to sell its robotic mobility technology to healthcare institutions without supporting clinical data was fruitless.

FTSE100 tipped to rise this morning

The headline index is tipped to open higher this morning, according to financial websites, in the wake of hefty gains on Wall St overnight, following the latest FOMC statement, while the Asian markets were also bullish in early trading...

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