Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
FTSE 100 6,576.74 0.48 31.47 17:19
FTSE 250 15,991.54 0.65 102.63 17:19
FTSE All-Share 3,533.33 0.50 17.63 17:19
Euro Stoxx 50 3,154.91 0.43 13.63 17:10
S&P 500 2,075.70 0.24 5.05 19:25
Dow Jones I.A. 17,916.19 0.63 111.39 19:25
Nikkei 225 17,635.14 0.08 13.74 08:44
Gold 1,195.25 -0.02 -0.25 19:00
Brent Crude 60.72 0.95 0.57 19:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
CAC 40 4,254.43 0.30 12.78 17:50
Xetra DAX 9,865.76 0.81 78.80 17:00
IBEX 35 10,371.00 0.07 7.40 18:44
FTSE MIB Index 19,074.04 0.48 90.21 19:27
Euro Stoxx 50 3,154.91 0.43 13.63 17:10
SMI 9,033.45 0.64 57.21 17:31
PSI 20 4,869.89 -0.21 -10.29 18:00
BEL 20 3,283.48 0.15 4.79 18:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
S&P 500 2,075.70 0.24 5.05 19:25
Dow Jones I.A. 17,916.19 0.63 111.39 19:25
Nasdaq 100 4,293.63 0.28 11.85 19:25
TSX Composite 14,443.46 -0.17 -24.79 19:25
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Hang Seng 23,408.57 1.26 291.94 09:20
Straits Times 3,330.96 1.57 51.43 12:10
Nikkei 225 17,635.14 0.08 13.74 08:44
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.2750 -0.21 -0.0027 20:25
GBP/USD 1.5610 -0.09 -0.0015 20:26
GBP/JPY 187.1957 0.25 0.4654 20:26
GBP/CHF 1.5344 -0.23 -0.0036 20:25
GBP/CAD 1.8162 0.16 0.0030 20:26
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Gold 1,195.25 -0.02 -0.25 19:00
Silver 16.09 1.45 0.23 19:00
Cattle 1.35 -31.08 -0.61 12:45
Brent Crude 60.72 0.95 0.57 19:00

London close: UK stocks at two-week high, commodity shares fall

Weakness in the resource sectors limited gains but equity markets still managed to register their fifth straight day of gains ahead of the Christmas break.

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Tuesday preview: UK and US third-quarter growth estimates in focus

UK and US economic growth data for the third quarter is due for release on Tuesday.

Sector movers: Supermarket stocks fall as Tesco hit by fresh inquiry

Tesco dampened grocery stocks as news of a fresh investigation into the struggling firm weighed on investors´ confidence.

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Britain's workers could see higher wages in 2015, CBI and BoE's Weale suggest

Martin Weale, a member of the Bank of England's interest rate setting committee, said that UK workers could be set for bigger pay rises in 2015.

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London house prices decline in November, Haart housing survey reveals

London house prices fell below £500,000 on average in November, according to a survey by estate agent Haart.

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