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Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 finished 62 points higher at 6,634.3 yesterday. London Stock Exchange Group was the day's biggest climber, up +7.43% at 1590p; Easyjet also lifted sharply, up +4.15% to 1406p, while Sage Group fell hardest, down -1.38% at 357.10p.

The Dow Jones finished Thursday 0.50% ahead, up 78 points, at 15,548. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%