London stocks rose in early trade on Monday, with banks pacing the advance following heavy losses at the end of last week.
At 0830 BST, the FTSE 100 was up 1.1% at 7,483.23.
Sentiment got a boost after First Citizens Bank agreed to buy the deposits and loans of collapsed Silicon Valley Bank from US regulator the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
As of 10 March, Silicon Valley Bridge Bank, National Association, had around $167bn in total assets and $119bn in total deposits.
Jarvis Investment Management Ltd offers a wide range of stockbroking and administration services and solutions. Their parent company, Jarvis Securities plc (LON:JIM) is listed on AIM.