FTSE makes gains on Friday following US jobs report

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The FTSE 100 ended the day 2.18% up at 6,838 points on Friday after a strong jobs report from the US for December caused the dollar to rise and American stocks to make significant gains.

Over the day the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT UK Index made gains of 0.74% to finish the week at 1,563.09 points.

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