FTSE 100 marks record winning streak
Tue Jan 10 07:12:51 EST 2017 | BBC News
The FTSE 100 index has closed at a record high for the ninth day in a row, the longest such streak in history. The UK's benchmark share index ended Tuesday's trading session at 7,275.47, up 37.7 points on the day. The decline in the pound since the Brexit referendum has lifted the stock market, as many of its leading firms make much of their profit overseas. Supermarket shares fuelled the latest rise, boosted by Morrisons' strong Christmas sales. Morrisons was one of the strongest performers, up..
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