As on the FTSE 100, including miners and energy names Petrofac, Ferrexpo, port power and energetic were all higher on Thursday.

Front-dated Brent crude on ICE alongside was up 2.93% to $96.58 a barrel, while TTF gas futures were up 13.16% to €239/MWh, despite US dollar spot index gains won.

Notably, there have been some reports in local Chinese media about the possibility of fiscal stimulus spending by Beijing.

Petrofac was also helped by analysts at JP…