Updates from FirstGroup, Interserve and Balfour Beatty

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 climbed 32.9 points on Tuesday to finish at 5,864. Standard Life, by some margin, was the largest climber, up +8%. CRH fell by the largest margin, down -4.8%.

In the US the Dow Jones flatlined while European markets picked up slightly. Overnight in Asia however markets fell sharply overnioght as QE stimulus hope dipped.