Record-Breaking FTSE 100 Shrugs Off Terror and Elections

A terror attack and looming election are not enough to stop the rally in British mega-cap shares. The FTSE 100 Index has climbed 4.8 percent this month, one of the best gains among developed-market equities and a much bigger advance than its largest European peers. A recovery in EasyJet Plc and Vodafone Group Plc propelled the benchmark gauge to a fresh record on Friday.

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