Updates from Unilever and Travis Perkins

Adrian Holliday

A seven point dip for the FTSE 100 yesterday, ending the day at 6,674.7. Antofagasta and Centrica saw the most investor pressure, down 5.68% and 4.15% respectively. However Primark owner Associated British Foods soared 8.82%, helped by news that Primark is headed for the US.

The Dow Jones saw a subdued 12-point drop to 16,501, ending six days of consecutive rises. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%