Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,271.95 -0.05% -3.30
FTSE 250 19,540.77 0.03% 5.29
FTSE All-Share 3,992.93 -0.04% -1.43
Euro Stoxx 50 3,525.55 -0.16% -5.63
Bats UK 100 12,344.95 -0.08% -10.29
Bats UK 250 17,763.24 -0.06% -10.42
S&P 500 2,508.24 0.17% 4.37
Dow Jones I.A. 22,412.59 0.19% 41.79
Brent Crude 55.44 -0.07% -0.04
Gold 1,311.30 0.13% 1.70
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,344.95 -0.08% -10.29
Bats UK 250 17,763.24 -0.06% -10.42
Bats UK 350 13,014.93 -0.08% -10.35
Bats UK All Companies 12,903.66 -0.08% -10.31
Bats FR 40 14,695.19 0.06% 8.16
Bats UK Small Companies 12,096.96 -0.11% -13.92
Bats DE 30 14,499.69 0.03% 3.79
Bats IT 40 11,133.47 -0.14% -15.47
Bats UK Alternative 100 13,354.84 -0.01% -1.65
Bats CH 20 13,944.81 0.06% 8.44
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,271.95 -0.05% -3.30
FTSE 250 19,540.77 0.03% 5.29
FTSE All-Share 3,992.93 -0.04% -1.43
FTSE Small Cap 5,652.79 -0.11% -6.06
techMARK 100 4,496.84 -0.30% -13.56
FTSE AIM 50 5,633.63 -0.32% -18.17
Bats UK 100 12,344.95 -0.08% -10.29
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,241.66 0.08% 4.22
Xetra DAX 12,569.17 0.06% 7.38
IBEX 35 10,292.10 -0.83% -86.30
FTSE MIB Index 22,355.58 -0.31% -69.84
SMI 9,095.65 0.03% 2.45
Euro Stoxx 50 3,525.55 -0.16% -5.63
PSI 20 5,296.17 -0.13% -6.72
BEL 20 3,965.49 -0.19% -7.54
AEX 528.66 0.00% 0.00
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,508.24 0.17% 4.37
Dow Jones I.A. 22,412.59 0.19% 41.79
Nasdaq 100 5,973.60 -0.29% -17.47
TSX Composite 15,389.60 0.63% 96.63
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 28,143.08 0.05% 15.28
Nikkei 225 20,310.46 0.05% 11.08
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1356 0.04% 0.0004
GBP/USD 1.3484 -0.10% -0.0013
GBP/JPY 151.7184 0.10% 0.1448
GBP/CHF 1.3098 0.04% 0.0005
GBP/CAD 1.6647 0.06% 0.0009
EUR/USD 1.1874 -0.13% -0.0016
USD/JPY 112.5070 0.18% 0.1990
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,311.30 0.13% 1.70
Silver 17.38 1.34% 0.23
Brent Crude 55.44 -0.07% -0.04
Krugerrand 1,330.55 -0.91% -12.20
Palladium 930.00 -0.64% -6.00
Platinum 956.00 -1.24% -12.00

Federal Reserve to start taper in October, nudges rate forecast lower?

America's central bank has stuck to script - or almost - announcing it will begin to taper the size of its balance sheet next month while keeping the target for its main policy interest rate unchanged at between 1.0% and 1.25%.

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HTC suspends shares amid Google takeover speculation

Trading in shares of Taiwanese technology group HTC will be suspended following reports that Google parent Alphabet is planning a takeover.

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Sales of US existing homes unexpectedly fell in August, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

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