London and New York up after interest rates hold steady

Finance

A firmer oil price above $41 a barrel and higher metal prices after the US Federal Reserve overnight held interest rates at 0.5%, helped New York and London markets push forward and saw the FTSE100 improve 25.63 points to 6201.12.

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