Stocks seen up ahead of lending data

London stocks were set to nudge a touch higher at the open on Wednesday following losses in the previous session, as investors eye lending data.

The FTSE 100 was called to open up four points at 7,032.

CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said: “European markets had a poor day yesterday, all of them down over 2%, with the notable exception of the FTSE 100 which was helped in no small part by its hefty energy component, and a sinking pound, which helped to keep it above the 7,000 level…..

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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