Oil & mining stocks lift FTSE to 6879

Rising oil and metals prices boosted commodity-related stocks, helping to pull the market higher.

The FTSE 100 rose 51.13 points to 6,879.24 with Tullow Oil leading the way, up 3.5% as the price of Brent crude rose above $60 a barrel.

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