FTSE 'set for record high in 2014'

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Britain's leading share index is on course to end 2013 around 14% ahead today, fuelling expectations that it will reach a record high in the year to come.

The FTSE 100 Index closed at 6731.3 on the penultimate day of December trading last night, more than 800 ahead of its level of 5897.8 at the end of 2012. Trading will close at lunchtime today.