FTSE to add around 10 points on open

The FTSE 100 is expected to open around 10 points higher at 7,749.9 according to spread betting firms.


In the US overnight, the Dow Jones fell 16.67 points (0.07%) to close at 25,369.13.

The broader-based S&P 500 dropped 3.06 points (0.11%) to end at 2,748.23 and the NASDAQ lost 10.01 points (0.14%) to 7,153.57.


Trading Statements: AO World, ASOS, Barratt Developments, Booker , Hays, Jupiter Fund Management, Marks & Spencer, Premier Oil, Tesco and Ultra Electronics.

Interim Results: Hays.

AGM's / EGM's: European Investment Trust, Fenner, MySQUARand Unicorn Aim VCT.