Home ForexTrading Amid surging trade, Britain’s stocks advance most since February

Amid surging trade, Britain’s stocks advance most since February

by Jonathan Adams

All but two companies in the FTSE 100 Index climbed as a poll showed more voters leaned toward remaining in the European Union.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc jumped 6.4 per cent, leading the FTSE 100 up 2.1 per cent at 9:03 a.m. in London. Lloyds Banking Group Plc advanced 4.9 per cent, retail broker Hargreaves Lansdown Plc rallied 5.7 per cent, and housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Plc gained 6 per cent.

Randgold Resources Ltd. fell 2.7 per cent, dropping for a second day after it reached its highest price since November 2012.

The broader FTSE All-Share Index and Ireland’s ISEQ Index also rallied. The regional Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 2.6 per cent, heading for its biggest jump since February.

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