FTSE up after quieter trading day
- 28 August 2015
- From the section Business
(Close): London's leading shares closed slightly higher at the end of volatile day at the end of a volatile week.
The FTSE 100 was up 55.91 points, or 0.9%, at 6,247.94, consolidating strong gains made on Thursday.
Satellite company Inmarsat led the way up, rising 4.9% after a rocket launched from Kazakhstan carrying a spacecraft for UK firm.
Elsewhere, energy groups benefitted from a second day of sharp rises in the oil price.