The FTSE 100 has extended its meagre early morning gains and is now ahead 22.52 points or 0.29% at 7,723.37.
Precious metals miner Fresnillo (pictured) is now leading the blue chip risers, with its share price up 2.6% at £10.24 after reporting strong interim results.
Just Eat is now the biggest faller on the FTSE 100, down 5.1% at 802.8p.
The FTSE 250 is now trading lower, down 2.99 points at 20,875.26.
After taking steps to restructure the business, Provident Financial's shares are flying and are up 13.26% at 699.1p on a positive update today.
Travis Perkins, however, continues to lead the biggest fallers on the FTSE 250, down 11% at £11.92.