Markets end the week on a high

Markets end the week on a high

The FTSE 100 hit new record highs, up 0.19pc to 7,777.43, around 50 points higher than Monday trading.

Brent crude was down 0.35pc to $69.02 during midday trading, having broken the $70 barrier on Thursday for the first time since December 2014.

The sterling rose to a four month high at $1.3620 against the dollar during early trading, benefiting from growth in the Euro and a weak dollar.

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