Updates from WPP, Metro Bank and Shell

Adrian Holliday


FTSE 100 shares slipped on Monday, with the index down 27 points to 5,897. The biggest riser on the last day of 2012 was Kingfisher, up +0.78% while Melrose Industries saw the biggest drop, down -3.54%.

Overnight, Asian shares are up sharply after the US House of Representatives 'fiscal cliff' deal gets agreed: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index climbs a substantial +2.1%.