6,185.59
-0.90%
17,750.91
-0.78%
16,147.38
-3.11%
2,063.37
-0.87%
44.91
-6.36%
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,185.59 -0.90% -56.30
FTSE 250 16,730.09 -0.43% -71.46
FTSE All-Share 3,393.97 -0.81% -27.73
Euro Stoxx 50 2,974.20 -1.93% -58.40
S&P 500 2,063.37 -0.87% -18.06
Dow Jones I.A. 17,750.91 -0.78% -140.25
Gold 1,294.00 0.65% 8.35
Brent Crude 44.91 -6.36% -3.05
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,185.59 -0.90% -56.30
FTSE 250 16,730.09 -0.43% -71.46
FTSE All-Share 3,393.97 -0.81% -27.73
FTSE Small Cap 4,565.26 -0.52% -23.79
techMARK 100 3,745.18 0.09% 3.44
FTSE AIM 50 3,953.68 -0.04% -1.39
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 4,371.98 -1.59% -70.77
Xetra DAX 9,926.77 -1.94% -196.50
IBEX 35 8,764.90 -2.85% -257.20
FTSE MIB Index 17,966.81 -2.46% -453.41
Euro Stoxx 50 2,974.20 -1.93% -58.40
SMI 7,850.68 -1.59% -127.09
PSI 20 5,002.52 -1.65% -83.79
BEL 20 3,380.42 -1.20% -40.99
AEX 433.34 -1.78% -7.86
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,063.37 -0.87% -18.06
Dow Jones I.A. 17,750.91 -0.78% -140.25
Nasdaq 100 4,341.39 -0.91% -39.91
TSX Composite 13,865.63 0.00% 0.00
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 20,676.94 -1.85% -390.11
Nikkei 225 16,147.38 -3.11% -518.67
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.2640 -0.64% -0.0081
GBP/USD 1.4534 -0.90% -0.0132
GBP/JPY 154.9503 -0.75% -1.1733
GBP/CHF 1.3874 -0.93% -0.0130
GBP/CAD 1.8495 0.60% 0.0110
EUR/USD 1.1499 -0.24% -0.0028
USD/JPY 106.6025 0.18% 0.1925
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,294.00 0.65% 8.35
Silver 17.49 -2.04% -0.36
Cattle 175.17 26.97% 0.37
Brent Crude 44.91 -6.36% -3.05
Pigs 113.49 n/a n/a
Lambs 194.90 20.75% 0.33
Krugerrand 1,285.30 -0.31% -4.00
Palladium 624.00 n/a n/a
Platinum 1,060.00 n/a n/a

London close: FTSE ends lower after manufacturing PMIs

The FTSE 100 closed lower on Tuesday, led by a decline in mining stocks after disappointing Chinese and UK manufacturing data.

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Too early to assess if US inflation will be sustained, Fed's Lockhart says

A top US rate-setter continued to emphasise that the central bank might hike interest rates twice more in 2016.

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Gold futures hit 15-month high after weak manufacturing PMIs

Gold futures hit a 15-month high on Tuesday as traders reacted to weaker than expected readings on manufacturing sector activity...

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Interserve?s joint venture with process engineering firm Doosan Enpure has been awarded a £46m contract by Northumbrian Water.

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IMF cuts growth forecasts for Asia Pacific region

Asia continues to be the most dynamic part of the global economy but the region was still being buffeted by multiple headwinds, the IMF said.

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Europe close: Stocks get off to weak start in May

A weaker than expected reading on the state of China´s manufacturing sector added to worries about global growth and added to already weak sentiment among analysts heading into what is typically a seasonally weak time of the year for trading in equities, May and summer.

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Ilika launches miniaturised battery for 'internet of things'

Materials innovation and solid state battery company Ilika announced its contribution towards solving one of the digital age’s biggest problems on Wednesday, with the launch of its miniaturised solid state battery technology Stereax M250 for the so-called internet of things (IoT).

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Armstrong Ventures to become virtual reality music company

Media, technology and healthcare investor Armstrong Ventures announced a plan to acquire virtual reality music experience company MelodyVR on Wednesday, for a total consideration of £5.

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