FTSE 100 live: London up as markets digest unemployment, wages, pensions and grocery inflation figures

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By Jack Mendel London’s FTSE 100 started Tuesday morning up, as markets digest fresh figures on unemployment and wage growth, pensions and grocery inflation. The capital’s premier blue chip index went above 7,500 points on a busy morning as it rose by between 0.2 and 0.4 per cent just before 9am. This comes after fresh figures from theOffice for National Statistics this morning, posed a new headache for the Bank of England when it meets later this month. The data showed annual pay growth excluding bonuses averaged 7.8 per cent between May and July, the same as the previous three month period a…

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