Led by Taylor Wimpey housebuilders see strong day on the FTSE

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Housebuilders enjoyed a strong day on the FTSE 100 on Wednesday led by Taylor Wimpey which saw its share price climb 3.45% to 177p after it announced a rise in revenue and profit for 2018.

Persimmon’s share price rose 2.34% over the day to 2,452 points and Barratt Developments saw a 1.7% increase to finish the day at 599.2p.

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