Updates from Intertek, Keller and Fidessa

Adrian Holliday

The FTSE 100 dipped almost 51 points on Friday, down 0.76% to 6,679.1. United Utilities and Severn Trent both took sharp hits, slipping 3.82% (to 856p) and 3% (to 1877p) respectively. On the other hand, Smith & Nephew climbed 3.8% to 1065p on a strong Q2 update.

Stateside there was more pressure too for a second day with the Dow Jones slipping almost 70 points to 16,493, down 0.42%. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%