Updates from Reckitt Benckiser and Cranswick

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 finished -0.50% lower on Friday, down 33 points at 6,554. Pearson was the biggest riser of the day, up +6.15% to 1329p. Slipping -3.64% in the other direction was Persimmon, down to 1219p.

In Asia overnight shares wobbled with the Nikkei down -2.23% at 13,815. There's some concern too on Chinese industrial profits. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%