Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
FTSE 100 6,949.73 0.21 14.35 26 Feb
FTSE 250 17,249.80 0.36 61.53 26 Feb
FTSE All-Share 3,744.56 0.22 8.25 26 Feb
Euro Stoxx 50 3,574.94 0.94 33.16 00:00
S&P 500 2,110.74 -0.15 -3.12 01:33
Dow Jones I.A. 18,214.42 -0.06 -10.15 26 Feb
Nikkei 225 18,821.61 0.19 35.82 04:00
Gold 1,208.25 0.29 3.50 26 Feb
Brent Crude 61.00 2.95 1.75 26 Feb
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
CAC 40 4,910.62 0.58 28.40 26 Feb
Xetra DAX 11,327.19 1.04 116.92 26 Feb
IBEX 35 11,139.50 0.81 90.00 26 Feb
FTSE MIB Index 22,165.13 1.04 227.89 26 Feb
Euro Stoxx 50 3,574.94 0.94 33.16 00:00
SMI 9,049.49 0.80 71.87 26 Feb
PSI 20 5,654.89 1.21 67.85 26 Feb
BEL 20 3,713.84 1.14 41.76 26 Feb
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
S&P 500 2,110.74 -0.15 -3.12 01:33
Dow Jones I.A. 18,214.42 -0.06 -10.15 26 Feb
Nasdaq 100 4,462.27 0.49 21.68 26 Feb
TSX Composite 15,241.16 0.08 12.59 26 Feb
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Hang Seng 25,029.47 0.51 127.41 04:00
Straits Times 3,426.70 0.02 0.52 04:00
Nikkei 225 18,821.61 0.19 35.82 04:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.3765 0.06 0.0008 04:55
GBP/USD 1.5436 0.18 0.0027 04:59
GBP/JPY 184.1170 0.07 0.1377 05:00
GBP/CHF 1.4678 0.03 0.0005 04:59
GBP/CAD 1.9285 0.02 0.0004 05:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Gold 1,208.25 0.29 3.50 26 Feb
Silver 16.82 1.88 0.31 26 Feb
Cattle 193.40 -0.01 -0.00 26 Feb
Brent Crude 61.00 2.95 1.75 26 Feb

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