Bank shares lead FTSE 100 higher
(Close): The FTSE 100 was back above the 6,000 level on Friday, helped by a strong performance in banking shares.
The UK's benchmark share index climbed 70.61 points, or 1.2%, to 6,021.09.
The sale continues Tesco's recent strategy of focusing on its grocery business.
The Energy and Climate Change Committee said National Grid should be replaced by a US-style independent operator.
JD Sports shares rose 1.1% to £12.39 after the sportswear retailer said it was expecting "excellent" half-year results, with its business boosted by the Euro 2016 football tournament.