London stocks were set to rise at the open on Monday as investors took heart from falling coronavirus cases in the UK and a speedy vaccine rollout, and amid optimism over US stimulus.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 49 points higher at 6,538.
Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, said: “Appetite for risk is not showing any signs of ebbing away. Asian stocks hovered near record highs in early Monday trade, with European and S&P 500 futures advancing further following a new record close for US indices on Friday”
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