U.K. Stocks Rise to Four-Month High as Miners, Oil Shares Gain

European Stocks Gain for Second Day

U.K. stocks advanced to their highest level in more than four months as miners and energy companies rose with commodities.

Tullow Oil Plc added 5 percent, leading gains in energy-related stocks as crude rose. Anglo American Plc and Antofagasta Plc climbed at least 7.6 percent as base metals gained. Associated British Foods Plc increased 2 percent after reporting earnings that beat analyst estimates as improved results from its sugar business offset a decline in profit at its Primark discount retail chain.

The FTSE 100 Index added 0.8 percent to 6,405.35 at the close of trading in London. The broader FTSE All-Share Index also advanced 0.8 percent today, while Ireland’s ISEQ gained 0.7 percent.

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