Pick of the early market news

Adrian Holliday

With a Greek deal on the table and yet more quantative easing on the way, London shares pushed almost 20 points higher to 5,895 yesterday with Amec (up 3.64%) and BG Group (up 3.15%) bolstering performance.

Both French and German bourses rose, 0.43% and 0.59% up respectively. The Dow Jones also crept 6.5 points higher to 12,890 points.