By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K. stock market ended in positive territory, spurred by optimism over better-than-expected data from the eurozone on Thursday.
Despite the upbeat sentiment, Tesco PLC shares slumped on Thursday after a profit update.
The FTSE 100 index rose 0.3% to 6,419.15, extending gains into a third straight day. The benchmark opened in negative territory, but tracked its European peers higher after...