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FTSE 100 Index

Last Updated at 14 Dec 2017, 10:49 GMT *Chart shows local time FTSE 100 intraday chart
value change %
7475.99 -
-20.52
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-0.27

Top winner and loser

BT Group

274.85 p +
+6.85
+
+2.56

Experian

1577.00 p -
-28.00
-
-1.74
value change %

FTSE 250 Index

20005.50 -
-55.90
-
-0.28

FTSE 350 Index

4153.94 -
-11.43
-
-0.27

FTSE All Share Index

4101.32 -
-10.64
-
-0.26

FTSE Techmark Index

4578.98 -
-4.76
-
-0.10

(Close): The London market edged higher on Monday, with the FTSE 100 index closing up 58.66 points, or 0.88%, to 6,748.83.

UK drug firm Shire's shares jumped 1.3% after it said it would recommend US firm AbbVie's sweetened offer of £53.20 per share to shareholders.

Sports Direct shares rose 3.6% after it said it would enter the Australian and New Zealand markets for the first time.

The expansion comes after it agreed a deal with discount retailer MySale.

The FTSE 100 saw its biggest weekly drop since March last week after fears over concerns about the health of Banco Espirito Santo - one of Portugal's biggest banks.

On the currency markets, the pound fell 0.19% against the dollar to $1.70820 and dipped 0.31% against the euro at 1.25370 euros.