Updates from British Land, Easyjet and Homeserve

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 leapt 2.36% yesterday as global debt tension eased. The index finished the day at 5,737 points with Barclays the largest riser, up +6.64%. Melrose saw the biggest dip (albeit relative), down -0.96%.

The euro slipped as Moody's slapped France with a credit downgrade. Overnight, the Hang Seng climbed 0.9% while the Nikkei barely budged, up +0.03%.