Updates from Hargreaves Lansdown, Atkins and Homeserve

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 climbed 36 points to 6,282 yesterday. Hargreaves Lansdown saw the biggest leap, up +5.76% while Smith & Nephew saw the biggest dip, down -1.94%.

Overnight, Japanese stocks have climbed sharply as the yen continued to tumble. At one point the Nikkei was up almost +4% in trading; currently it is +3.77% up at 11,463 with the Hang Seng up +0.63% at 23,285.