The FTSE100 continued its positive start on Thursday and is approaching a 3% gain just 90 minutes before the end of trading.
Both the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays have boosted their share value by more than 12% propelling the FTSE up 150 points to 5,300.9.
The bear benchmark currently stands at 5384.55.
RBS has advanced 21.1p, or 12.79%, to 186.1, by far its biggest climb in a month, while Barclays has gained 32.75p to advance to 299.5p.
Power plant form Drax heads the day’s loser’s table so far, dropping 27.5p, or 3.65%, to 726.5p, and is followed by British Energy Group, down 17p to 705.5p, and International Power, down 7.25p, or 1.7%, to 418.25.IFAonline
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