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A rise in banks and oil stocks boosted the U.K.'s top share index to a fresh record Wednesday as climbing bond yields supported financials across Europe.Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.2 percent at 7,748.51 points, a new closing record and outperforming the broader European market, while mid-caps declined 0.6 percent.Morgan Stanley said RBS was the most resilient U.K. bank in an uncertain outlook.RBS peers HSBC and Standard Chartered also gained 3.7 and 3.3 percent as banks across the region rallied, with the pan-European banks index at a two-year high thanks to rising bond yields.
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