Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
FTSE 100 6,919.24 0.44 30.11 17:18
FTSE 250 17,135.65 -0.06 -10.37 17:18
FTSE All-Share 3,727.30 0.35 12.85 17:18
Euro Stoxx 50 3,583.44 0.97 34.33 17:10
S&P 500 2,099.62 -0.39 -8.16 18:35
Dow Jones I.A. 18,117.89 -0.47 -85.48 18:35
Nikkei 225 18,703.60 -0.59 -111.56 08:44
Gold 1,199.50 -1.09 -13.25 15:09
Brent Crude 60.48 -0.66 -0.40 14:30
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
CAC 40 4,917.35 0.99 48.10 17:50
Xetra DAX 11,390.38 0.98 110.02 17:45
IBEX 35 11,051.30 0.33 36.60 18:36
FTSE MIB Index 22,131.08 0.65 143.90 16:55
Euro Stoxx 50 3,583.44 0.97 34.33 17:10
SMI 8,992.50 0.42 37.82 17:31
PSI 20 5,541.10 -1.54 -86.49 18:00
BEL 20 3,702.16 0.95 34.91 18:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
S&P 500 2,099.62 -0.39 -8.16 18:35
Dow Jones I.A. 18,117.89 -0.47 -85.48 18:35
Nasdaq 100 4,447.53 -0.25 -11.25 18:35
TSX Composite 15,059.84 -0.49 -74.00 18:35
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Hang Seng 24,465.38 -0.96 -237.40 09:20
Straits Times 3,415.53 -0.19 -6.58 12:10
Nikkei 225 18,703.60 -0.59 -111.56 08:44
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.3782 0.27 0.0037 19:35
GBP/USD 1.5260 -0.66 -0.0102 19:36
GBP/JPY 182.7265 -0.59 -1.0875 19:36
GBP/CHF 1.4698 -0.43 -0.0064 19:35
GBP/CAD 1.8940 -1.29 -0.0248 19:36
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Gold 1,199.50 -1.09 -13.25 15:09
Silver 16.32 -0.61 -0.10 14:10
Cattle 195.61 4.39 0.08 12:12
Brent Crude 60.48 -0.66 -0.40 14:30

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Euro sinks to 11-year lows on firmer USD and ahead of ECB details on QE at policy meeting

The euro currency met with levels it hasn?t seen since 2003 on Wednesday as market participants geared up for Thursday?s ECB meeting...

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ITV topped the risers after the strongest advertising performance in five years helped it beat forecasts for 2014.

BBA Aviation gives positive outlook after mixed 2014, pauses share buyback

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Decent gains from the likes of Standard Chartered and Barclays drove the UK banking sector higher on Wednesday.

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