Updates from Legal & General and Carillion

Adrian Holliday

Shares recovered sharply yesterday as Russia-Ukraine war fears slipped: the FTSE 100 climbed 1.72% to 6,823, a 115.4 point lift. Ashtead Group was the biggest climber by a very substantial margin, up 13.0% to 956p. Miner Fresnillo saw the biggest drift, down 4.69%, ending at 924.50p.

There was also strong gains for the German Dax, up 2.46% and the Dow Jones, up 1.41% (to 16,395). %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%