Stocks were continuing to grind higher at the end of the week with investor sentiment buoyed by the record highs set overnight by the US Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500.
Offsetting those fresh milestones on Wall Street, albeit less than fully, was news of a partial shutdown of the world’s third-largest container port in China.
At 1139 BST, the FTSE 100 was trading up 0.42% to 7,223.17, alongside a 0.16% advance for the FTSE 250 to 23,785.39.
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