Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,547.63 0.40% 29.92
FTSE 250 20,024.92 0.29% 57.34
FTSE All-Share 4,130.15 0.38% 15.47
Euro Stoxx 50 3,579.02 -0.15% -5.53
Bats UK 100 12,799.70 0.46% 58.06
Bats UK 250 18,233.89 0.23% 42.29
S&P 500 2,415.82 0.48% 11.43
Brent Crude 51.33 -4.70% -2.53
Dow Jones I.A. 21,080.28 -0.01% -2.67
Gold 1,265.05 0.64% 8.10
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,799.70 0.46% 58.06
Bats UK 250 18,233.89 0.23% 42.29
Bats UK 350 13,473.53 0.42% 56.16
Bats FR 40 14,892.85 -0.07% -9.88
Bats DE 30 14,609.37 -0.19% -27.60
Bats IT 40 10,512.23 -0.39% -41.34
Bats CH 20 13,885.45 0.08% 11.60
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,547.63 0.40% 29.92
FTSE 250 20,024.92 0.29% 57.34
FTSE All-Share 4,130.15 0.38% 15.47
FTSE Small Cap 5,661.48 0.29% 16.60
techMARK 100 4,673.33 0.55% 25.67
FTSE AIM 50 5,700.16 0.34% 19.13
Bats UK 100 12,799.70 0.46% 58.06
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,336.64 -0.01% -0.52
Xetra DAX 12,602.18 -0.15% -19.54
IBEX 35 10,904.20 -0.31% -33.50
FTSE MIB Index 21,210.57 -0.38% -81.15
SMI 9,042.03 0.08% 6.94
Euro Stoxx 50 3,579.02 -0.15% -5.53
PSI 20 5,226.58 -0.35% -18.22
BEL 20 3,900.93 0.17% 6.56
AEX 528.03 0.11% 0.57
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,415.82 0.48% 11.43
Dow Jones I.A. 21,080.28 -0.01% -2.67
Nasdaq 100 5,788.36 0.17% 9.98
TSX Composite 15,416.93 0.04% 6.20
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 25,669.16 0.12% 29.89
Nikkei 225 19,712.68 0.13% 25.84
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1487 0.31% 0.0035
GBP/USD 1.2828 0.14% 0.0017
GBP/JPY 142.7679 0.10% 0.1392
GBP/CHF 1.2513 0.40% 0.0049
GBP/CAD 1.7271 0.23% 0.0040
EUR/USD 1.1168 -0.15% -0.0016
USD/JPY 111.2940 -0.04% -0.0390
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,265.05 0.64% 8.10
Silver 17.29 0.82% 0.14
Brent Crude 51.33 -4.70% -2.53
Krugerrand 1,270.90 -0.73% -9.35
Palladium 765.00 -1.16% -9.00
Platinum 945.00 0.32% 3.00

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