Updates from GKN, Carpetright and Bellway

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 pushed 12.2 points higher yesterday to 5,805. The biggest riser was Admiral Group, lifting +2.94% while Kazakhmys was the biggest faller, down -3.56%.

Overnight in Asia the gains continue with Japanese shares leaping on a falling yen and US earnings data. The Nikkei climbed more than +1.3%; the Hang Seng rose +0.3%.