U.K. labour market data and eurozone GDP were both solid.
Investors were also anticipating a sluice of economic news
Miners were hit after White House flashes teeth at North Korea
Metals prices and mining stocks were among the greatest beneficiaries of improving sentiment toward the global economy.
Optimism over global growth and metals prices pushed miners higher.
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