FTSE regains lustre as gold price rises amid US tensions with Russia

US and Russian national flags wave on the wind before US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's arrival at Vnukovo airport in Moscow Russia, yesterday. Mr Tillerson is due to meet with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov today. The price of gold climbed yesterday amid simmering political tensions between the US and Russia over the latter's support for the Syrian Regime PICTURE: Ivan Sekretarev/AP
Ben Woods
LONDON'S top-flight index edged back into positive territory, but struggled for momentum after the pound pushed ahead on the latest inflation data. The FTSE 100 Index closed up 16.56 points to 7,365.[...]

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