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Adrian Holliday

Another boost for the FTSE 100 yesterday, up 40 points to 5,910. Eurasian Natural Resources saw the biggest rise, up +7.25%, while BAE Systems saw the largest fall, sinking -2.37%.

Overnight in Asia the Nikkei closed up +2% up at 8,982 points as worries about a global economic slowdown eased. In contrast, Hong Kong's Hang Seng lifted a more modest 0.68%.