Doom-mongers were stunned as the index of Britain's biggest blue-chip companies ended up worth more last night than at the start of the week.
NEW YORK/LONDON/FRANKFURT Big Wall Street banks are scouring Europe to find a new home for their traders, bankers and financial licenses now that London is on shaky ground as the region's preeminent financial hub.
The UK has had its credit rating outlook downgraded to "negative" by the ratings agency Moody's after the country voted to leave the EU.
The governor of the Bank of England has stepped forward to calm financial markets after the Brexit vote sent the pound to its lowest level since 1985 and at one point wiped �120bn off the value of Britain's leading shares.
Are EU shore? Is the sun going to set on reasonably-priced family holidays to Europe? So what will happen to your holidays? In the short term it's going to Costa packet in the resorts as the pound slumps in a once-in-a-generation Brexit nosedive.