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FTSE 250 18,206.15 -0.17 -31.32 10:35
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Xetra DAX 11,726.63 -0.38 -44.50 10:35
IBEX 35 11,409.10 -0.19 -22.00 10:35
FTSE MIB Index 23,792.59 -0.29 -68.48 10:35
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Euro Stoxx 50 3,659.55 -0.63 -23.32 10:35
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BEL 20 3,753.01 -0.21 -8.08 10:35
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Hang Seng 27,454.31 -2.23 -626.90 10:21
Straits Times 3,417.77 -0.21 -7.17 10:31
Nikkei 225 20,551.46 0.39 78.88 09:45
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GBP/EUR 1.4020 -0.41 -0.0058 11:38
GBP/USD 1.5326 -0.18 -0.0027 11:38
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GBP/CAD 1.9138 0.10 0.0018 11:38
EUR/USD 1.0932 0.30 0.0033 11:38
USD/JPY 123.9345 0.17 0.2095 11:37
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Gold 1,185.85 n/a 0.45 27 May
Silver 16.66 n/a -0.13 27 May
Cattle 181.10 n/a 0.39 27 May
Brent Crude 63.04 n/a -1.30 27 May

UK GDP rises 0.3% in first quarter, less than forecast of 0.4%

UK gross domestic product rose 0.3% quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter, in line with the initial estimate, surprising analysts who expected a 0.4% increase, the ONS revealed.

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Paypoint enjoys strong year thanks to rise in bill payment transactions in Romania

Payment solutions group Paypoint said on Thursday its retail networks performed well during the full-year.

Shop Direct, fashion, retail

UK May consumer confidence hits highest level in a year, YouGov/CEBR poll finds

British consumer confidence hit its highest level in a year in May, with more households expecting their financial situations...

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HSBC slashes 2015 China GDP growth forecast to 7.1% as exports weaken

HSBC has lowered its estimate for economic growth in China this year on the back of recent export weakness.

Jaguar Land Rover, Range Rover Evoque, car manufacturing

UK car production falls in April as exports drop, SMMT data reveals

UK car production dropped 3.8% in April to 128,312 units compared to a year ago as exports declined.

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