The FTSE rose yesterday afternoon, closing 19.2 points higher at 5,214.7.
BP shares were 3.5p higher at 612.5 while Shell added 9p to 515 and Enterprise Oil added 3p to close at 620 as crude lifted again in London to trade at USD25.45.
Anglo-Dutch steel group Corus dropped 0.75p to 86.25. Earlier, the EU said it will monitor imports of different steel categories and, once they reach set reference amounts, will apply import tariffs of up to 26pc onto US imports.
The face of USA's First Lady Melania Trump after her handshake with Russian President Putin has received a lot of attention in social media
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said