Updates from RBS, Rexam and InterContinental Hotels

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 saw a 28-point climb on Thursday, ending at 6,808.8. Lloyds Banking Group rose highest, up 5.14% to 79.50p, buoyed by stronger profits news. Aggreko also surged, up 4.31% to 1645p. Sainsbury's though saw more share pressure, giving away 3.16% to 325.10p.

The Dow Jones gave away almost 22 points, finishing Thursday at 16,558.8. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%