Updates from ABF and Balfour Beatty

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 finished eights points down yesterday at 6,504. Burberry Group was the day's biggest winner, up +4.79% at 1509p while miner Fresnillo sank almost -5% to 903p.

Asian stocks climbed strongly overnight, helped by conciliatory words on interest rates from the US Fed. The Hang Seng climbs sharply, up +2.52% to 21,432. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%