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* FTSE 100 up 0.7%, FTSE 250 adds 0.9%
July 28 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 rose on Tuesday with energy stocks jumping as hopes of more U.S. stimulus to shore up a pandemic-hit economy propped up oil prices, while Greggs edged higher after signalling a pickup in trading.
The food-to-go retailer GRG.L added 1.3% as its sales surged 72% at company-managed stores in the most recent week following the easing of coronavirus lockdowns. blue-chip FTSE 100 .FTSE rose 0.7%, with BP Plc BP.L and Royal Dutch Shell Plc RDSa.L being among the biggest boosts. O/R
The mid-cap FTSE 250 .FTMC gained 0.9%, led by consumer discretionary, real estate and tech-related stocks.
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