Updates from FirstGroup, easyJet and Barr

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE crept higher by 18 points yesterday to 6,197. Tullow Oil saw investors get behind the stock, rising +3.46% - the biggest FTSE 100 climber. TUI Travel, in contrast, sank -4.83% after merger hopes were dashed.

The Dow Jones saw positive momentum yesterday, climbing +0.49% to 13,779. Overnight, the Nikkei was up +1.28% to 10,620 points.