London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday, taking their cue from a record session on Wall Street.
At 0840 BST, the FTSE 100 was up 1.1% at 6,809.31.
Richard Hunter, head of markets at Interactive Investor, noted that Monday was the first chance for US markets to react to the bumper non-farm payrolls figures from Friday, “where a hugely better-than-expected 916,000 jobs were added”, while the unemployment rate declined to 6%.
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