London Markets: FTSE 100 closes higher, breaking 3-day losing streak

U.K. stocks rose for the first time in four sessions on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker pound, with precious-metals miners among the biggest advancers on the back of solid gains for gold and silver prices.

The FTSE 100 UKX, +0.54% climbed 0.5% to end at 7,321.82, rebounding from a 0.5% drop on Monday.

Fresnillo PLC FRES, +2.77% posted the FTSE’s biggest gain on Tuesday, up 2.8%, while peer miner Randgold Resources Ltd. RRS, +1.56%GOLD, +1.76% put on 1.6%. The advances came as gold pricesGCM7, -0.17% recently rose 0.3% and silver SIK7, -0.43% added 0.6%.

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