Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
FTSE 100 7,031.72 0.26 18.25 17:30
FTSE 250 18,192.69 0.21 38.14 17:30
FTSE All-Share 3,818.84 0.26 9.76 17:30
Euro Stoxx 50 3,679.14 -0.26 -9.58 17:10
S&P 500 2,130.82 -0.00 -0.00 21:26
Dow Jones I.A. 18,232.02 -0.29 -53.72 21:30
Nikkei 225 20,264.41 0.30 61.54 09:44
Gold 1,204.10 -0.07 -0.90 19:00
Brent Crude 65.65 -0.74 -0.49 19:00
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
CAC 40 5,142.89 -0.07 -3.81 17:50
Xetra DAX 11,815.01 -0.42 -49.58 20:48
IBEX 35 11,554.20 -0.36 -41.20 18:45
FTSE MIB Index 23,781.78 0.18 42.09 19:29
SMI 9,353.30 -0.13 -12.05 00:00
Euro Stoxx 50 3,679.14 -0.26 -9.58 17:10
PSI 20 6,101.47 -0.04 -2.16 18:00
BEL 20 3,765.90 0.10 3.82 18:00
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
S&P 500 2,130.82 -0.00 -0.00 21:26
Dow Jones I.A. 18,232.02 -0.29 -53.72 21:30
Nasdaq 100 4,527.16 -0.05 -2.31 21:35
TSX Composite 15,204.00 0.00 0.39 21:30
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Hang Seng 27,992.83 1.70 469.11 10:20
Straits Times 3,450.18 0.30 10.32 13:14
Nikkei 225 20,264.41 0.30 61.54 09:44
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.4064 -0.22 -0.0031 22:32
GBP/USD 1.5489 -1.10 -0.0172 22:34
GBP/JPY 188.1930 -0.75 -1.4183 22:34
GBP/CHF 1.4598 -0.49 -0.0073 22:33
GBP/CAD 1.9040 -0.37 -0.0070 22:34
EUR/USD 1.1016 -0.79 -0.0088 22:34
USD/JPY 121.5115 0.34 0.4165 22:34
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Gold 1,204.10 -0.07 -0.90 19:00
Silver 17.25 0.41 0.07 19:00
Cattle 185.68 3.88 0.07 12:45
Brent Crude 65.65 -0.74 -0.49 19:00

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Sector movers: Mining shares, Vodafone chatter edge FTSE 100 towards record high

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UBS lifts Berkeley price target, sees period of excess capital generation

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Cameron committed to EU reform, despite reluctant reception

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