Updates from Interserve and Stobart Group

Adrian Holliday

Before the Easter weekend the FTSE 100 climbed +0.38% to 6,411, 24 points higher. Tate & Lyle was the board's biggest climber, up +3.03%, a 52-week high. Markets more broadly remained mixed with the Dow Jones finishing five points down at 14,572.

Overnight in Asia stocks in Tokyo were down -0.88% following a rise in the yen and creeping business pessimism.