Updates from Persimmon and Ocado

Adrian Holliday

Some optimism from investors yesterday with the FTSE 100 climbing +1.4% to 6,307. That's the biggest daily gain for more than a month. Travis Perkins was the biggest riser, up +5.1% to 1531p while Admiral Group saw the biggest slip, down -0.9% to 1314p.

The Dow Jones ended Monday up 0.44% at 14,974. Overnight, the Nikkei 225 is up +1.44% at 14,051. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%