Stocks seen higher as inflation remains in focus

London stocks were set to rise at the open on Thursday following a mostly positive session on Wall Street.

The FTSE 100 was called to open 35 points higher at 7,176.

CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said: “It’s still proving to be extremely difficult to define a direction, however due to last night’s resilient US performance markets here in Europe look set to open slightly higher, with the FTSE 100 looking to open at its highest levels in over a month….”

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.

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