The FTSE 100 (FTSEINDICES: ^FTSE) doesn’t much look like it’s in the mood for beating anything today, dropping 6o points to 6,394 by midday, following on from a week that saw it lose 59 points and reacquaint itself with August’s lows.
The ongoing US budget deadlock is causing jitters around the world, and the recent slowdown in Chinese growth isn’t helping either.
But a few individual FTSE shares have made some modest gains so far today. Here are three:
Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR) (NASDAQOTH: RYCEY.US) shares gained 5p (4%) to 1,120p in early trading, before falling back a little…