FTSE 100 rebounds from one-month low as energy, mining stocks gain
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* FTSE 100 up 0.4%, FTSE 250 adds 0.5%
Jan 25 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 rose on Tuesday after hitting a one-month low in the previous session, with commodity-linked energy and mining stocks leading the recovery, while Unilever dropped on plans to slash thousands of management positions.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 index .FTSE gained 0.4%, with oil stocks BP BP.L and Royal Dutch Shell RDSa.L and miners Anglo American AAL.L and BHP Group BHPB.L the top boosts.
Concerns of a military conflict in Ukraine, coupled with risks in the Middle East, have raised concerns about possible oil supply disruptions, pushing crude futures higher.
The domestically focussed mid-cap index .FTMC rose 0.5%, with travel and leisure stocks .FTNMX405010 leading the gains.
Pub operator Marston's MARS.L gained 1.2% even after its like-for-like sales for the 16 weeks ended Jan. 12 came in 3.9% lower than pre-pandemic levels.
Unilever ULVR.L dropped 1.2%, making it the top drag on the FTSE 100, after a source familiar with the matter said late on Monday that the Consumer products maker planned to slash thousands of management positions across its operations.
Reporting by Shashank Nayar in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu
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