What happened yesterday?
Global stocks largely ended in positive territory as investors digested a raft of corporate announcements and inflationary news.
The FTSE 100 closed the session up 0.08% at 7,233.10. International Airlines Group, parent company of British Airways and Iberia, was the biggest faller on the main index, dropping 4.87% over concerns about increasing fuel prices, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and a hike in airport fees.
Mining companies also saw losses with a fall in metal prices. Rio Tinto shed 3.26%, Antofagasta was down 0.95%, Glencore fell 0.72%, BHP dropped 0.27%, and Anglo American was 0.05% lower.
Meanwhile the FTSE250 was 0.38% lower at 22,966.67.
Across the Atlantic, the S&P 500 climbed 0.37% to 4,536.19, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.43% to 35,609.34, and the Nasdaq fell 0.05% to 15,121.68.