Updates from Betfair and Debenhams

Adrian Holliday

More support for the FTSE 100 yesterday with the index climbing +1.0% to 6,165. Aberdeen Asset Management climbed +4.7%, the day's biggest riser, while Fresnillo registered a -3.5% loss. Positive comment from a member of the US Fed Reserve helped row sentiment along.

Overnight, the Nikkei climbed +2.0% to 13,093 while the Hang Seng climbed +0.7% to 20,494. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%