London stocks rose in early trade on Monday despite a weak Asian session, as energy shares rallied, but gains were unspectacular as recession fears continued to weigh.
At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was up 0.2% at 7,346.57.
There wasn’t much in the way of corporate news as we head towards the Christmas break, but oil giants Shell and BP gushed higher as oil prices rose.
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