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India News FTSE 100 climbs at the end of choppy week – Reuters India

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* FTSE 100 up 0.2%, FTSE 250 provides 0.1%

Aug 28 (Reuters) – London’s FTSE 100 rose on Friday as discount hunters stepped into the market following losses earlier in the week, whereas baker Greggs slipped on a report {that a} coronavirus outbreak had pressured it to shut its depot in Leeds.

The blue-chip FTSE 100 was up 0.2% and heading in the right direction to end the week with modest good points. Glum quarterly earnings reviews and weak financial knowledge had pulled the index down about 1.7% in the previous three classes as buyers fearful a few choppy publish-pandemic financial restoration.

With Wall Street getting a lift in a single day from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s new technique to undertake a median inflation goal, all eyes in the UK will probably be on Bank of England chief Andrew Bailey’s speech at the digital Jackson Hole symposium on Friday.

Earlier in the Asian day, Japanese monetary markets fell after information that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will resign for well being causes.

The UK’s mid-cap FTSE 250 rose 0.1%, with monetary, sources and industrial shares amongst the early gainers.

Greggs shed 0.8% as the report mentioned its distribution centre had been quickly closed for a deep clear after some workers examined constructive for COVID-19. (Reporting by Sagarika Jaisinghani in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

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