The FTSE 100 was up 1 percent at 7,681 by 0815 GMT following three straight session of losses.
The FTSE 100 .FTSE ended the day down 1.7 percent, resulting in a 0.6 percent loss on the week.
The FTSE 100 .FTSE climbed 0.8 percent to a three-week high, having fallen as much as 0.7 percent earlier.
The FTSE 100 ended flat as a weaker pound supported export-oriented shares, helping offset a fall in Just Eat on fresh competition worries and weaker energy stocks.
The index .FTSE was up 0.1 percent, moving in tight ranges as investors waited for a string of central bank decisions this week.
The commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index rose 0.3 percent and mid caps advanced 0.4 percent by 0831 GMT.
The top share index fell 0.5 percent, while mid-caps - which are less sensitive to the pound’s strengthening - held flat.
At 0826 GMT, the blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index was up 0.7 percent amid optimism across trading centres in Europe.
The blue chip FTSE 100 index gained 0.3 percent, while mid caps also advanced 0.7 percent.
The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index ended the day down 0.2 percent at 7,678.2 points, while mid-caps .FTMC rose 0.1 percent.
I-T department probing acquisition of Chanda Kochhars Mumbai Residence
I-T department looking into acquisition of the residence by Deepak Kochhar
Acquisition of residence said to be linked to firms of Videocon group
Indian Express Reports
BANK OF MAHARASHTRA
3 officials including MD & CEO RP Marathe, ED RK Gupta arrested in Pune
Arrests are in connection to fraudulent loans sanctioned to Kulkarni Developers
Outstanding exposure to DS Kulkarni Developers at Rs 94.52 Cr
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SBI's B Sriram takes additional charge as MD & CEO of IDBI Bank
B Sriram is the longest serving PSB MD
B Sriram Has Experience In Managing Stressed Assets
Wins bid for Connaught Place in Delhi
Taj Group wins 33-year lease for Connaught Hotel in E-auction
Offered to share 31.8% of annual revenue earned with civic body
Have not received any notice from ED on FEMA violations
U.S. to levy tariff on Indian welded pipes
U.S. imposes anti-subsidy duties of upto 500% on welded pipes from India
China, South Korea, & Turkey to also face duties from U.S.
U.S. imported large-diameter welded pipes worth $294.7 Mn from India in 2017
U.S. International Trade Commission scheduled to make a final decision By Dec 20