News Headline Summary

UK's FTSE 100 rises to highest intraday level since May 2008; since the Wall Street open we have seen gains in both European and US equity markets..

Analysis details (14:57)

.. this follows a positive start to US earnings season, kicked off by Alcoa who reported after market yesterday with a beat in sales.

09 Jan 2013 - 14:55 - Equities - Source: Newswires

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