Updates from Tesco, Stagecoach and Sage

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 index slipped -2.2 points yesterday, to 5,869 points. Shire was the biggest riser overall, up +2.43% while Tullow Oil saw the biggest drop, down 5.76% after disappointing news from French Guiana.

The US Dow Jones yesterday dipped -13.8 points to 12,951 while overnight, the Japanese Nikkei climbed +0.40% to 9,468 points.