Updates from RBS, Hays and RPS Group

Adrian Holliday

More market optimism yesterday with the FTSE up +0.88% to 6,325 points. Weir Group pulled strongly ahead of the pack, up +7.30%. In contrast, Petrofac slumped -6.26%.

Nearly all markets moved north with the Dow Jones climbing +1.26%, breaching the 14,000 barrier, up more than 175 points; in Europe, the Cac 40 shot +1.92% higher.