BUSINESS LIVE: Prudential buoyed by Hong Kong; Direct Line appoints new CEO; Smiths Group buys manufacturer

BUSINESS LIVE: Prudential buoyed by Hong Kong; Direct Line appoints new CEO; Smiths Group buys manufacturer

Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Prudential, Direct Line, Smiths Group, Vertu Motors and The Works. 

source: dailymail.co.uk