Glencore CEO says the Swiss would love him

Chief executive of Glencore, Ivan Glasenberg, speaking on this morning's results announcement has said the Swiss would love him. Glasenberg doesn't take a bonus and is one of the lowest paid executives in the FTSE. He is however a large shareholder and takes dividends.

Glasenberg said that Glencore would continue to consider M&A opportunities as and when they arose

Glencore will release a market update following completion of the merger with Xstrata. Both firms announced this morning that merger completion will be delayed until 16 April.