UK stocks edge higher, M&S slides on gloomy outlook

The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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  • FTSE 100 up 0.6%, FTSE 250 adds 0.8%

May 25 (Reuters) – London’s blue-chip index rose on Wednesday as the global mood steadied after a selloff a day earlier on slowdown worries, while Marks & Spencer slid after warning about its outlook due to rising cost pressures and economic uncertainty.

The exporter-heavy FTSE…

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