Pick of the early market news

Adrian Holliday

Stock markets ended last week positively on Friday with the FTSE 100 rising +0.49% to 5,777 points. The biggest riser was Man Group, whose shares leapt +14.13% on Friday. The German Dax rose +0.91% and the French Cac 40 was up +1.14%.

Overnight, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbed +1.1%; Japanese and Chinese markets closed for a holiday.