FTSE 100 rises, while William Hill up on profits boost
(Open): Shares in William Hill rose 2% after the bookmaker gave an upbeat forecast for full-year profits as its online business improved.
The FTSE 250 firm now expects full-year operating profits to be at the top end of its predicted range of £260m-£280m.
Online net revenue rose 4% in the four months to 25 October, after falling 3% in the first half of the year.
The benchmark FTSE 100 index rebounded from Friday's sell-off, rising 68.78 points, or 1%, to 6,799.21.
Top riser on the index was Dublin-based support services firm DCC. Its shares jumped nearly 8% after it said full-year operating... read more
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