Updates from RBS, Daejan Holdings and Micro Focus

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 gave away -0.54% yesterday falling to 5,833 points. Standard Chartered was the biggest riser (again), up +4.12% while miner Eurasian Natural Resources sank -8.46%.

Overnight, sentiment was rather more cheery in Asia: the Nikkei leapt almost 2% on stronger earnings growth while the Hang Seng moved 0.3% up.