FTSE edges higher ahead of US jobs report

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The FTSE 100 was trading higher this morning ahead of the release of a crucial jobs report in the US which will indicate how the recovery is progressing.

By 10:30am, the blue chip index was up 17 points or 0.3%, at 5,641.73, as a range of shares including Vodafone firmed up the market. The telecoms giant was ahead 1.95% or 3.45p to 180.75p, after Goldman...

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