MARKETS CLOSE: Shares bounce back as North Korea worries simmer down; WH Smith and Gym Group report
Alex Sebastian Host commentator
Auto-update 17:04 FTSE close The FTSE 100 index at the close was up 27.83 at 7365.26.
16:04 FTSE 100 up 0.54% at 7,377 With the closing bell in sight the index is heading for a finish in positive territory
15:40 ‘Relief returned to markets on Wednesday’ Here’s good summary of the day’s play from Jasper Lawler, head of research at London Capital Group -
Relief returned to markets on Wednesday after two-days of concern over North Korean missile threats and the huge damage inflicted on Texas by tropical storm Harvey. Equity benchmarks remain down for the week in... read more
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