Updates from Wetherspoon and Rentokil

Adrian Holliday

A +0.74% climb for the FTSE 100 on Thursday. The index rose almost 48 points to 6,529. Aggreko saw the biggest lift, up +6.85% following new African contract wins while cruise operator Carnival was knocked -2.21%.

The Dow Jones was up, climbing +0.58% to 14,539. Overnight in Asia, the positive momentum continued with the Nikkei up +1.45%.