Updates from Weir Group, Hiscox and Inmarsat

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 gained six points on Friday, rising to 5,868. The biggest Board riser was International Consolidated Airlines Group, up +3.35% while Admiral Group sank -5.34%.

With many eyes on the American presidential race, Asian stocks drifted lower overnight with the Nikkei down -0.48% and the Hang Seng down -0.45%.