The FTSE 100 has opened 0.06% or 3.24 points lower to 5,774 in early trading as rises in retail stocks were offset by falling mining shares.
Retailers were in the spotlight after the British Retail Consortium said UK sales in March rose at their fastest rate in almost four years thanks to the earlier timing of Easter. Total retail sales rose...
Markus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments, explains why he is forecasting stronger growth in the next two years as three shocks that hit the global economy in the past 18 months fade away.
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