- FTSE 100 up 1.0%, FTSE 250 provides 0.8%
Oct 7 (Reuters) – London’s FTSE 100 jumped on Thursday, led by positive factors in travel and heavyweight mining stocks, whereas recruitment agency Robert Walters rose sharply on robust revenue forecasts.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) gained 1% by 0705 GMT, with miners Glencore (GLEN.L), Anglo-American (AAL.L) and Rio Tinto (RIO.L) among the many high boosts. Miners (.FTNMX551020) added 1.8%, monitoring larger steel costs.
Oil main Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) rose 0.5% after saying it expects important money boost in third-quarter income as a consequence of hovering fuel and energy costs. learn extra
Homebuilder stocks (.FTNMX402020) climbed 0.7% after mortgage lender Halifax stated British home costs rose by probably the most in virtually 15 years in September. learn extra
The domestically focussed mid-cap index (.FTMC) superior 0.8%, with travel stocks (.FTNX405010) among the many high performers.
Shares of on-line auto retailer Pendragon PLC (PDG.L) climbed 4% after reporting a powerful third-quarter efficiency.
Workspace (WKP.L) climbed 2% after it stated utilisation of its centres by the tip of September peaked at 56% of pre-COVID ranges mid-week. learn extra
British recruitment agency Robert Walters (RWA.L) rose 2.6% after it stated its annual revenue can be forward of its expectations because it advantages from a sizzling jobs market.
Reporting by Bansari Mayur Kamdar; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu
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