Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
FTSE 100 7,033.33 1.21 84.34 17:30
FTSE 250 18,237.47 0.77 138.66 17:30
FTSE All-Share 3,821.13 1.11 41.83 17:30
Euro Stoxx 50 3,682.87 1.76 63.57 17:10
S&P 500 2,121.25 0.81 17.05 18:45
Dow Jones I.A. 18,170.06 0.71 128.52 18:45
Nikkei 225 20,472.58 0.17 35.10 09:44
Gold 1,185.85 0.04 0.45 15:10
Brent Crude 63.04 -2.02 -1.30 15:13
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
CAC 40 5,182.53 1.95 98.99 17:50
Xetra DAX 11,771.13 1.26 146.00 18:05
IBEX 35 11,431.10 1.70 190.80 18:44
FTSE MIB Index 23,861.07 2.29 534.12 16:55
SMI 9,272.68 -0.86 -80.62 26 May
Euro Stoxx 50 3,682.87 1.76 63.57 17:10
PSI 20 5,925.61 0.92 53.79 18:00
BEL 20 3,761.09 1.25 46.37 18:00
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
S&P 500 2,121.25 0.81 17.05 18:45
Dow Jones I.A. 18,170.06 0.71 128.52 18:45
Nasdaq 100 4,530.45 1.29 57.49 18:45
TSX Composite 15,122.61 0.48 71.80 18:45
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Hang Seng 28,081.21 -0.60 -168.65 10:21
Straits Times 3,424.94 -1.01 -35.04 13:14
Nikkei 225 20,472.58 0.17 35.10 09:44
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.4075 -0.51 -0.0073 19:45
GBP/USD 1.5335 -0.32 -0.0049 19:46
GBP/JPY 189.9122 0.30 0.5736 19:46
GBP/CHF 1.4567 -0.69 -0.0102 19:45
GBP/CAD 1.9127 -0.02 -0.0003 19:46
EUR/USD 1.0895 0.19 0.0021 19:46
USD/JPY 123.8390 0.63 0.7790 19:46
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Gold 1,185.85 0.04 0.45 15:10
Silver 16.66 -0.77 -0.13 15:11
Cattle 181.10 27.88 0.39 13:08
Brent Crude 63.04 -2.02 -1.30 15:13

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