Updates from Lloyds, RBS and British Land

Adrian Holliday

A +1.15% boost for the FTSE 100 yesterday with the index rising to 5,870. Biggest gainer was Kazakhmys, up almost +6% while Wood Group saw the largest dip, down -4.29%.

Most markets were also up - debt hopes doing their bit - with the French Cac 40 rising +1.53%. Overnight, the Nikkei continued to climb, up +0.48% to 9,446 while the Hang Seng rose +0.60%.