Updates from Experian and Imperial Tobacco

Adrian Holliday

Most markets fell on Thursday on more European bank debt concern with the FTSE 100 taking a 45-point drop. Hargreaves Lansdown and Ashtead Group bore the brunt of the unease, slipping 4.41% (to 1128p) and 3.88% (to (878.50p) respectively. BA owner IAG also fell further, down 2.44% to 331p.

On the other hand Burberry investors were cheered by a new quarterly update: shares climbed 3.17% to 1464p. The Dow Jones though lost 0.42%, slipping 70.5 points to 16,915. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%