Thursday, 21 December 2017

FTSE 100 hits all-time high



The FTSE 100 has hit an all-time high, rising 1.11% or 83.3 points to 7,608.55.


Mining stocks are featuring prominently in the rise, with Rio Tinto, Glencore and Anglo American all firmly in the green.


The FTSE 250 is also slightly ahead, up 0.33% or 67.5 points to 20,417.77.


The top winner on the index is also a mining firm - Sirius Minerals, up 6.6% to 23.5p.





BBC       News.