FTSE 100 hits 8,000 mark, nearing all-time high

The FTSE 100 breached the 8,000 mark this morning and briefly eclipsed its previous record closing price as it inched closer and closer to its all-time high.

The capital’s premier index was up 0.69 per cent at 8,007.11 around 9:30am, just a few points off its all-time intraday high of 8,047.07 set 16 February 2023.

It briefly reached as high as 8,014 this morning, higher than its highest closing price of 8,012.53 also recorded last February.

Fidelity Special Values PLC (LON:FSV) aims to seek out underappreciated companies primarily listed in the UK and is an actively managed contrarian Investment Trust that thrives on volatility and uncertainty.

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