Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
FTSE 100 6,545.27 1.23 79.27 19 Dec
FTSE 250 15,888.91 0.99 156.20 19 Dec
FTSE All-Share 3,515.70 1.17 40.78 19 Dec
Euro Stoxx 50 3,141.28 -0.40 -12.49 20 Dec
S&P 500 2,070.65 0.46 9.42 20 Dec
Dow Jones I.A. 17,804.80 0.15 26.65 19 Dec
Nikkei 225 17,621.40 2.39 411.35 19 Dec
Gold 1,195.50 -0.29 -3.50 19 Dec
Brent Crude 60.15 -2.69 -1.66 19 Dec
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
CAC 40 4,241.65 -0.18 -7.84 19 Dec
Xetra DAX 9,786.96 -0.25 -24.10 19 Dec
IBEX 35 10,363.60 -0.27 -27.70 19 Dec
FTSE MIB Index 18,983.83 -0.40 -77.16 19 Dec
Euro Stoxx 50 3,141.28 -0.40 -12.49 20 Dec
SMI 8,976.24 -0.41 -36.87 19 Dec
PSI 20 4,880.18 -0.69 -34.15 19 Dec
BEL 20 3,278.69 0.93 30.07 19 Dec
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
S&P 500 2,070.65 0.46 9.42 20 Dec
Dow Jones I.A. 17,804.80 0.15 26.65 19 Dec
Nasdaq 100 4,281.78 0.33 14.01 19 Dec
TSX Composite 14,468.26 0.85 121.51 19 Dec
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Hang Seng 23,116.63 1.25 284.42 19 Dec
Straits Times 3,279.53 1.11 35.88 19 Dec
Nikkei 225 17,621.40 2.39 411.35 19 Dec
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.2776 0.00 0.0000 19 Dec
GBP/USD 1.5626 0.00 0.0000 19 Dec
GBP/JPY 186.7758 0.01 0.0170 20 Dec
GBP/CHF 1.5412 0.00 0.0000 19 Dec
GBP/CAD 1.8133 -0.03 -0.0005 20 Dec
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Gold 1,195.50 -0.29 -3.50 19 Dec
Silver 15.86 -1.37 -0.22 19 Dec
Cattle 1.96 6.17 0.11 19 Dec
Brent Crude 60.15 -2.69 -1.66 19 Dec

FCA wants bank to fund FX fines out of their bonuses

The banks involved in the foreign exchange rigging scandal should fund their fines out of this year's bonuses, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.

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Tesco's suppliers to be involved in SFO investigation over retailer's accounting practices

Some of Tesco's suppliers are to be involved in the Serious Fraud Office's investigation over the stricken retail giant's accounting practices.

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Shoppers hit the stores on Panic Saturday as Christmas shopping spree nears its peak

Shoppers flocked high streets and shops around Britain in the last Saturday before Christmas, as retailers estimated £1.2bn were spent on the day.

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FTSE 100 movers: BP, Shell, BG Group gain as crude prices rebound

Oil and gas stocks were advancing on Friday after a strong rebound in crude prices, with Tullow Oil, BP, Shell and BG Group putting in decent gains.

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Apple "deeply offended" by BBC accusations of poor working conditions in China

A BBC undercover investigation found Apple workers in China were being poorly treated and working long hours.

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19-Dec-14 BANKERS PETROLEUM LTD.(CDI) BNK Brown, Eric M Sell 15,000 @ 3.09p £26,287
19-Dec-14 BLUECREST ALLBLUE FUND LTD. GBP SHARES BABS Le Prevost, John R Buy 34,750 @ 1.87p £64,952
19-Dec-14 CLS HOLDINGS CLI Lundqvist, H O Thomas Buy 1,000 @ 13.95p £13,950
19-Dec-14 LANDORE RESOURCES LTD. LND Humphries, William Buy 1,754,119 @ 0.02p £29,381
19-Dec-14 ROCKHOPPER EXPLORATION RKH Moody, Samuel John Sell 237,136 @ 0.60p £142,874
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