The FTSE has bounced around this morning, above and below its opening level before gaining 11 points...
The FTSE has bounced around this morning, above and below its opening level before gaining 11 points to 4,085.
Amvescap leads the gainers with a 10.75p rise to 452.5p.
Insurer Prudential managed a 6.25p gain to 397p.
GSK is doing its best to drag the index down, however, with its 21p fall to £12.03.
The FTSE 250 index is up 31 points to 5,083.
Stagecoach leads the mid-cap gainers, with a 4p rise to 73.75p.
Britannic Group is down 6p to 268p.
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Averge closed up 146.58 points at 9,216.79.
Nasdaq's Composite added 57.25 points to 1,720.71.
Gérald Harlin has been appointed executive chairman
Daunting without ad valorem feees
'Will fulfil our responsibilities'
'Should be forever young'
New manager likely to be appointed