Updates from Greene King, Ashtead Group and Genus

Adrian Holliday

Most markets rose yesterday. The FTSE 100 climbed 0.82% to 5,758 points with miner Fresnillo the biggest winner, up +4.23%. Admiral Group however sank -3.04% following downgrade concerns.

Yesterday's optimism was not carried through to Asia today with the Hang Seng dipping -0.25%. The US indexes were closed for Labor Day.