Name Value Chg Time
FTSE 100 6,399.73
27.40 17:24:47
S&P 500 1,927.11
-14.17 21:25:56
Dow Jones I.A. 16,461.32
-153.49 23:10:10
Hang Seng 23,403.97
315.39 10:21:06
Gold 1,243.75
-6.50 23:00:12
Brent Crude 86.65
0.69 23:00:12
Name Value Chg Time
FTSE 100 6,399.73
27.40 17:24:47
FTSE 250 15,170.06
145.09 17:24:46
FTSE All-Share 3,424.78
17.44 17:24:44
techMARK 2,674.09
31.75 17:24:47
Name Value Chg Time
CAC 40 4,105.09
23.85 17:51:10
Xetra DAX 8,940.14
53.18 20:47:55
IBEX 35 10,249.90
97.80 18:44:27
FTSE MIB Index 19,266.25
208.53 19:29:27
Name Value Chg Time
S&P 500 1,927.11
-14.17 21:25:56
Dow Jones I.A. 16,461.32
-153.49 23:10:10
Nasdaq 100 3,949.59
-21.81 22:25:29
TSX Composite 14,312.07
-235.64 23:15:45
Name Value Chg Time
Hang Seng 23,403.97
315.39 10:21:06
Straits Times 3,202.74
21.69 13:08:59
Nikkei 225 15,195.77
391.49 09:44:18
Name Value Chg Time
ASX 200 5,385.90
60.90 07:30:56
ASX All Ordinaries 5,373.30
60.80 07:30:56
Name Value
GBP:USD 1.60
GBP:EUR 1.27
GBP:JPY 171.97
GBP:CHF 1.53
GBP:CAD 1.80
Name Value Chg Time
Gold 1,243.75
-6.50 23:00:12
Silver 17.36
0.00 23:00:12
Cattle 1.77
-0.11 12:41:26
Brent Crude 86.65
0.69 23:00:12
Name Value Chg Time
TR25 125.99
-0.29 17:22:27
T4T 103.72
-0.00 17:24:25
T514 100.00
-0.01 17:26:21
TR38 133.40
-0.27 17:21:42
T16 106.19
0.01 17:21:43
TR27 120.44
-0.29 17:23:02
T18 112.79
-0.05 17:21:42

London close: Markets up on positive company news

The London market closed in positive territory for the second time this week as traders weary of negative economic news took heart from upbeat corporate results.

FTSE 100 movers: GlaxoSmithKline leads risers after pleasing with Q3 results

GSK rose after the pharmaceutical giant said core operating profit fell by just 6% to £1.89bn, compared with the £1.71bn forecast.

GlaxoSmithKline Q3 profits fall but EPS up, shares rise strongly - UPDATE

GSK announced lower third quarter sales and profits as weak trading in the US and Europe overshadowed a strong performance in emerging markets.

FTSE 250 movers: Car insurers accelerate after AA figures

Esure motored to the top of the second tier leaderboard after AA said that comprehensive rates had risen 2.8% in the third quarter - the first quarterly increase in two years.

Metro Bank losses narrow in Q3

Metro Bank posted a £9.4m loss over the third quarter, a slight reduction from the £9.9m loss it had registered in the previous three months.

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