London stocks rose in early trade on Monday as investors continued to mull over last week’s non-farm payrolls report, with a relatively quiet session expected as US markets will be closed for Labor Day.
At 0835 BST, the FTSE 100 was up 0.4% at 7,168.65.
Richard Hunter, head of markets at Interactive Investor, said: “A major miss from the US unemployment reading has had the ironic impact of reducing investor jitters….”
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