Pearson (LON:PSON), Berkeley Group (LON:BKG), and Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV) were Tuesday’s top risers on the FTSE 100. Berkeley and Barratt, as well as the wider residential construction sector, climbed after it was reported that the Government would be extending support for the Help to Buy scheme beyond the previous December deadline.
It was another rough day for GVC Holdings (LON:GVC) shares as it continued to slide downwards with the largest drop of the day.
This morning will see a number of Interims published including Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW.) and Rio Tinto (LON:RIO), as well as trading statements from the likes of Next (LON:NXT) and Aveva (LON:AVV).