Updates from easyJet, Unilever and Kingfisher

Adrian Holliday

Just a 2.8-point lift for the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, ending at 6,798.1. Capita saw a 4.76% climb to 1210p while GlaxoSmithKline saw a 4.73% drop as profits and sales both took a hit, not helped by a stronger pound. SSE shares also headed south, down 2.79% to 1498p. Hargreaves Lansdown shares also came under pressure, slipping 1.83% to 1072p.

The Dow Jones lost 27 points, reduced to 17,086.6 as investors absorbed pessimistic earnings from Boeing, amongst other companies. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%