LONDON - Britain's top share index closed 0.7 percent higher on Monday after U.S. ISM non-manufacturing data came in better than forecast, with heavyweight UK miners and banks the best performing sectors.
The FTSE 100 FTSE closed up 35.63 points, or 0.7 percent, at 5,024.33, after tumbling nearly 60 points on Friday to a near three-week closing low below the 5,000 level.
Activity in the U.S. service sector expanded in September for the first time since August 2008, while employment in the sector also improved, the Institute of Supply Management said on Monday. [ID:nN05400003] Full Article

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