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Review: FTSE 100 rises amid growing pound

U.K. stock market rose on Thursday as commodity shares received a rollback from the U.S. dollar, which helped to offset pressure from a resurgent pound.

The FTSE 100 index jumped 0.8% to 7,443.95, while the housing sector moving down. The London benchmark on Wednesday fell 0.6%, and its lowest closing price since May 11, according to FactSet.



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