Updates from QinetiQ and ITE Group

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 saw a 17-point dip on Thursday to 6,588.3. Babcock International took the biggest investor hit yesterday tumbling 6.66% to 1275p after a rights issue to pay for helicopter services player Avincis failed to impress. Fresnillo also tumbled 4% to 837.50p.

The biggest climber was Aberdeen Asset Management which rose 2.48% to 396.90p. The Dow Jones slipped just under 5 points to 16,264.2.