Updates from Pearson, F&C and Lloyds

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 climbed barely two points on Friday, finishing at 5,806 points. The biggest climber was Anglo American, up +4.09% while Kazakhmys was the biggest faller, down -2.92%.

Asian markets mostly traded weaker overnight. US stock exchanges will close today on precautionary measures over Hurricane Sandy.