The FTSE had climbed significantly by lunchtime after positive results from a number of major companies.
The index is up 1.23% at 5764.45 midway through trading. Top performers included BP up 1.23% at 429.2p, after the under-fire oil giant revealed Q3 profits of $5.5bn, rising 18% from last year and comfortably...
Eyes further rate cuts
Global markets have seen heightened volatility during the coronavirus crisis and, here, Brendan McCurdy assesses the performance of more traditional 'safe haven' asset classes...
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