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FTSE 100 tracks global gains amid trade optimism

Emily Horton
FTSE 100 tracks global gains amid trade optimism

MARKET SNAPSHOT London markets were up on Wednesday, as optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped lift stocks. The FTSE 100 has gained 2.6% so far this year, easing investor worries that the falls seen in late 2018 could give way to a sustained period of market weakness.