Updates from Lenovo and QinetiQ

Adrian Holliday

A 100-point rally for the FTSE 100 on Thursday, surging 1.55%. A +3.71% Vodafone climb to 223.90p helped plus a 3.33% gain from Nurofen and Dettol maker, Reckitt Benckiser. Losses were light, with Randgold Resources slipping -1.59% to 4336p.

Across the water, the Dow Jones powered 1.22% forward, to 15,628. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%