Updates from Brewin Dolphin and Thomas Cook

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 soared more than 107 points, to 6,762, thanks to better numbers from the US and more anticipation of monetary easing. Aggreko was the biggest climber, up +4.68% while Eurasian Natural Resources sank -2.67%.

Overnight, the Nikkei 225 was up slightly by +0.02% at 14,314 while the Hang Seng sank -0.99% to 22,696. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%