Name Value Chg Time
FTSE 100 6,540.69
77.14 12:41:41
S&P 500 1,994.65
12.35 00:36:29
Dow Jones I.A. 17,195.42
221.11 22:10:19
Hang Seng 23,998.06
296.02 09:21:34
Gold 1,202.00
-21.50 23:00:12
Brent Crude 86.32
-1.15 23:00:12
Name Value Chg Time
FTSE 100 6,540.69
77.14 12:41:41
FTSE 250 15,501.27
202.95 12:41:39
FTSE All-Share 3,500.52
41.61 12:41:40
techMARK 2,772.61
22.77 12:41:40
Name Value Chg Time
CAC 40 4,229.38
88.14 12:45:01
Xetra DAX 9,293.66
178.82 12:45:10
IBEX 35 10,445.30
181.60 12:45:47
FTSE MIB Index 19,613.23
418.62 12:45:37
Name Value Chg Time
S&P 500 1,994.65
12.35 00:36:29
Dow Jones I.A. 17,195.42
221.11 22:10:19
Nasdaq 100 4,100.64
10.08 21:26:05
TSX Composite 14,458.69
-68.88 22:16:32
Name Value Chg Time
Hang Seng 23,998.06
296.02 09:21:34
Straits Times 3,274.25
39.94 12:03:21
Nikkei 225 16,413.76
755.56 08:36:35
Name Value Chg Time
ASX 200 5,526.60
50.40 06:30:54
ASX All Ordinaries 5,505.00
47.90 06:30:54
Name Value
GBP:USD 1.60
GBP:EUR 1.27
GBP:JPY 178.79
GBP:CHF 1.54
GBP:CAD 1.80
Name Value Chg Time
Gold 1,202.00
-21.50 23:00:12
Silver 16.78
-0.42 23:00:12
Cattle 1.92
0.08 12:20:32
Brent Crude 86.32
-1.15 23:00:12
Name Value Chg Time
TR25 125.43
-0.26 12:41:40
T4T 103.65
-0.04 12:26:32
T514 100.00
-0.01 17:26:21
TR38 132.32
-0.40 12:41:40
T16 106.14
-0.05 12:41:42
TR27 119.81
-0.28 12:41:41
T18 112.69
-0.08 12:41:41

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