The FTSE 100 Index is up 138.48 points or 1.95% this week to 7234.03

 

--Largest one week point and percentage gain since the week ending May 7, 2021

--Up for two consecutive weeks

--Up 206.96 points or 2.95% over the last two weeks

--Largest two week point and percentage gain since the week ending April 16, 2021

--Up three of the past four weeks

--Today it is up 26.32 points or 0.37%

--Up for three consecutive trading days

--Up 103.80 points or 1.46% over the last three trading days

--Largest three day point and percentage gain since Monday, Oct. 11, 2021

--Up six of the past seven trading days

--Off 8.17% from its record close of 7877.45 hit Tuesday, May 22, 2018

--Up 14.14% since the pre-Brexit vote level of 6338.10 hit Thursday, June 23, 2016

--A new 52-week high

--Highest closing value since Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

--Up 29.71% from its 52-week low of 5577.27 hit Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

--Rose 22.21% from 52 weeks ago

--Up 12.90% from its 2021 closing low of 6407.46 hit Friday, Jan. 29, 2021

--Month-to-date it is up 2.08%

--Year-to-date it is up 773.51 points or 11.97%

 

Source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 15, 2021 12:43 ET (16:43 GMT)

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