The FTSE 100 is up once again after shooting skywards this morning, rising 52.60 points (0.96%) to 5541.80.
Wolseley led the winners, up 56.60 (13.43) to 477.25p while ITV saw their stock price increasing 6.25% (2.8) to 47.6p.
It has also been a positive day for Retail, defying the credit crunch, as Marks and Spencer is up 17 (5.92%) to 304p.
Carphone Warehouse Group saw an increase of 11 (5.34%) to 217p, while Next is up 4.91% or 53 to 1133p.
Today’s biggest losers are all mining and resources stocks. Ferrexpo fared worst, down 15.5 or 5.96% to 244.75. Eurasian, John Wood Group, Petrofac and Rio Tinto all saw losses.
After a shaky start, Wall Street trading is going well with the Dow Jones seeing a positive change of 50.39 points or 0.43% to 11784.71.
Home Depot shares gained 3.68% or 0.97 to $27.34 while American Express is up 1.26 or 3.33% to $39.07.
Citigroup, AT&T and Walt Disney have also seen their share price increase.
There is an oil theme in the Dow losses, with Boeing leading the losses, shedding 1.61% or 1.09 to $66.77. Chevron and Exxon are also down.
Alcoa and America International Group complete the top five losers.IFAonline
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