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* FTSE 100 up 0.4%, FTSE 250 up 0.2%
* Miners boost blue-chip index
Sept 2 (Reuters) - London’s FTSE 100 weathered the impact of the latest U.S.-China tariffs on Monday, thanks to mining stocks as iron ore prices jumped after China pledged support to its economy and nickel prices gained on Indonesia’s move to expedite ore exports ban.
The main index added 0.4% as shares of heavyweight miners Rio Tinto and Glencore advanced 1% each, while consumer goods firms and healthcare stocks also supported the index.
The mid-cap FTSE 250 inched up 0.2% by 0713 GMT. (Reporting by Shashwat Awasthi in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)