Miners boost Britain's FTSE on bullishness over China's economy

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* Miners extend China data induced gains LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - British shares rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from overnight gains on Wall Street and in Asia, with mining stocks drawing continued support from recent upbeat data out of China, the world's top metals consumer. Miners rose 0.9 percent, the best performing sector, extending gains from Tuesday when factory activity data from China reinforced signs of stabilisation in its economy. 'It's just a spillover from yesterday,' Michael Hewson, CMC Markets' senior analyst said.

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