The FTSE 100 Index finished 62.3 points higher at 5,490.1 today after the eurozone bailout fund received a reassuring response as it tapped money markets for short-term funding for the first time.
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The vice-chairman of financial service firm JPMorgan's global energy group will become a non-executive director of Wood Group on August 1. Jeremy Wilson will also join the board's nomination committee.
The founder and former executive chairman at Aberdeen-based oil and gas service firm Abbot Group said yesterday he would not be stepping in to buy the business, now better known as KCA Deutag.