FTSE 100 hoisted by investors pouring into retailers ahead of Black Friday

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By Jack Barnett London’s FTSE 100 was bumped higher today by investors heading into retailers ahead of Black Friday today. The capital’s premier index inched 0.02 per cent higher to close at 7,466.60 points, while the domestically-focused mid-cap FTSE 250 index, which is more responsive to the health of the UK economy, jumped 0.2 per cent to 19,540.34 points. London-listed retailers received a kick from investors betting on consumers shaking off recession blues by snapping up deals on the annual discount day today. FTSE 100 listed and Primark owner Associated British Foods climbed 1.47 per cen…

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