Updates from WPP and William Hill

Adrian Holliday

A 28 point rise for the FTSE 100 on Thursday, ending at 6,703. Smith & Nephew was the biggest riser, up 3.35% to 909p while AstraZeneca climbed 3.28% to 4175p. Travis Perkins fell hardest, down 3.77% to 1763p; ABF also saw a 3.27% dip.

The Dow Jones trod water at 16,501 as US-Russian-Ukrainian tension were kept an eye on. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%