Updates from GSK and Glencore Xstrata

Adrian Holliday

A sharp 1.21% drop for the FTSE 100 on Friday, down to 6,561. IAG, owner of British Airways, saw a 5.27% lurch downwards to 392.10p while Hargreaves Lansdown also fell heavily, slipping 5.06% to 1257p. Sports Direct Int also saw pressure, down -4.81%.

Across the water, the Dow Jones sank 0.89% to 16,026.7 on more corporate earnings nervousness. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%