The FTSE 100 was up 0.2 percent in early trading. Companies with reports and trading updates today include Currys, Safestyle UK and Wickets Group. Read the Business Live blog from Thursday November 2nd below.
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MARKET REPORT: Stocks rise after record day of corporate results as central banks put interest rates on hold
Wickes sees DIY decline – shares fall 1.2% at market open
Safestyle UK becomes a “cash shell”
Shell shareholders secure share buyback and dividend bonus worth £20 billion
Currys sells Greek business