Updates from MITIE, easyJet and Aveva

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 edged towards the 6,300 mark on Friday hitting 6,284.4 points, up almost 20 points. TUI Travel was the day's biggest gainer, up +3.94% while Eurasian Natural Resources sank -2.39%, the biggest loser.

Optimism continued to burn in Asia today with the Nikkei - at one point - breaching the 11,000 threshold. It finished the day however -0.94% down at 10,824.3.