UK stocks have opened strongly today, following Wall Street higher. The US stock-market was open on Monday and equities rallied on the back of strong economic data, namely non-farm payroll numbers and US non-manufacturing PMI data, both of which came in much better than expected.
In Europe today, Swiss bank Credit Suisse has announced major staff departures after taking a $4.7 billion hit related to hedge fund Archegos Capital Management.
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