The benchmark has currently pulled back around 15 points to 4,500 after it yesterday suffered its biggest drop in three weeks.
Sage rose 8.25p to 179.5p. The company, which makes accounting software, reported a 17% increase in fiscal first-half pretax profit, boosted by its acquisition of four companies.
GUS gained 8p to 759p after the retailer said second-half revenue at its Argos and Homebase chains rose as it opened new stores and sold a wider range of products.
Invensys advanced 1.25p to 19.5p. The engineering company said profitability improved in its fiscal second-half after it cut costs.
In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 297.78 points to 11,800.40 earlier today, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 174.09 points to 12,495.77.
On Wall Street, trading ended down yesterday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average index lost 3.33 points to 10,377.95 by the close.
The S&P 500 index dropped 1.27 points to 1,128.17, and the Nasdaq Composite index also dropped 5.23 points to 2,024.85.IFAonline
Putting the tech into protection
Square Mile’s series of informal interviews
Fallout from Haywood suspension
Launching later in 2019
£80bn funds under calculation