Pick of the early market news

Adrian Holliday

Global stock markets were all sharply down on fears of a Greek default yesterday. The FTSE 100 lost almost 2% of its value, slipping 109 points to 5,765. Polymetal Int and Evraz saw the biggest slumps, down -6.35% and -6.22%.

The biggest falls overall were from Europe: the French Cac 40 was down -3.58% and the German Dax down -3.40. The Dow Jones slipped -1.57% to 12,759.