BP shares rose more than 4% today in London despite the fact that major European markets lost ground, and at one point had jumped 4.8%.
Investors are excited about rumours that BP is courting Middle Eastern investors for a bailout.
BP: +4% (London)
London: -0.3% (FTSE 100)
Germany: -0.3% (DAX)
France: -0.5% (CAC 40)
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