Leading shares are heading ever higher, with the FTSE 100 currently on course for its best level since 2000. If the trend in early trading continues, the index is set to beat its 2007 peak of 6732, with the next test the 6752 achieved in September 2000.
UK stocks advance as benchmark FTSE 100 closes at 12-year high
FTSE storms ahead to 12-year peak
Related articles »