Updates from Marks & Spencer and Bovis

Adrian Holliday

A 42-point fall for the FTSE 100 on Monday, ending at 6,823.5. Tullow Oil took the biggest hit, down 3.14% to 817.50p following write-downs. Kingfisher shares also sank heavily, down 2.96% to 351p. easyJet shares also were clipped 2.65%, slipping to 1325p.

The positive news was thinly spread with AstraZeneca the Board's biggest riser, up 0.76% to 4451p. The Dow Jones managed to stay in 17,000 territory despite a 44-point dip to 17,024.2. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%