Updates from Polymetal, Stagecoach and HSBC

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 drifted 3.5 points lower on Friday to 5,866; ARM Holdings was the biggest gainer, up +1.5% while Burberry shares gave up previous gains to sink -2.2%.

Overnight in Asia most major indices saw slight gains - thanks in part to better Chinese manufacturing numbers - with the Nikkei climbing +0.13%.