DCC, the FTSE 100 sales and marketing group, is leading the blue chip risers on Friday morning, with its share price up 2.97% to £64.15.
Tobacco business Imperial Brands is the largest faller so far, down 1% £26.52.
The wider FTSE 100 is up 0.47% at 7,040.15.
A third quarter update from hedge fund giant Man Group sent its shares up 5.84% to 152.78p on the FTSE 250.
The FTSE 250 is up 0.89% at 18,996.05.