Updates from CRH, Persimmon and Menzies

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 slipped almost 35 points yesterday to 6,465. Anglo American saw the steepest share hit, down -3.55% to 1492.50p while Vedanta Resources saw its stock dip -2.83% hit to 1200p. John Wood Group was the Board's biggest riser, up +2.27% to 903.00p.

Overnight, the Nikkei 225 drops a sharp -2.43% to 13,423. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%