Updates from Anglo American, Rolls-Royce and Balfour Beatty

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 hung onto the previous day's swoon, rising almost 20 points to 6,047 yesterday. Retailer Next saw the biggest surge in interest, up +2.68% while CRH saw the steepest dip, down -1.33%.

Overnight, its been catch-up in a big way for Japan. The Nikkei 225 stormed +2.82% higher while, in contrast, the Hang Seng slipped -0.58%.