Pick of the early market news

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 yesterday lost almost 40 points, sinking too 5,737 points. The biggest plunger was Randgold Resources, losing -03.38%. The biggest riser was Aberdeen Asset Management, climbing + 3.47%.

The French Cac 40 saw a -1.64% tumble while the Dow Jones was also down, -0.11%, to 13,213 points. Overnight, the Reserve Bank of Australia slashed interest rates by 0.5%.