Updates from Catlin Group, Heritage Oil and Easyjet

Adrian Holliday

Most markets soared on Friday on new ECB debt hope. The FTSE 100 hauled itself +2.21% higher while the German Dax accelerated +3.93% and the French Cac 40 +4.38%.

Today, Asian stock markets kept the optimism alive with Japan's Nikkei leaping +1.8% and the Hang Seng up +2.0%. Better US job numbers also spurred optimism.