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London close: Stocks end higher after BoE announcement on leverage ratios

Fri 31st Oct 14, 16:35:19

Banking stocks drove the FTSE to a strong finish on Friday after the Bank of England (BoE) unveiled softer-than-expected requirements for banks' leverage ratios and also thanks in part to an unexpected boost to stimulus from the Bank of Japan announced overnight.

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