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FTSE MIB Index 22,400.08 1.22 269.00 05 Mar
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Nikkei 225 18,948.22 1.05 196.38 05:50
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GBP/USD 1.5246 -0.04 -0.0005 06:50
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GBP/CHF 1.4842 -0.06 -0.0010 06:49
GBP/CAD 1.9022 -0.10 -0.0019 06:50
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
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Silver 16.19 -0.80 -0.13 05 Mar
Cattle 191.52 -2.09 -0.04 05 Mar
Brent Crude 60.62 0.23 0.14 05 Mar

London close: FTSE jumps to new record high on ECB stimulus

Details of the European Central Bank's (ECB) quantitative easing package helped the FTSE 100 to another record close on Thursday.

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Euro/dollar drops below 1.10 for first time September 2003

On Thursday evening the euro/dollar dropped below 1.10 for first time September 2003 in the aftermath of the ECB policy decision.

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FTSE 100 movers: Aviva and Friends Life up on strong 2014 results, Rio Tinto leads miners lower

Aviva and Friends Life topped the risers after impressing the market with their 2014 results.

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Inventory accumulation to subtract more from US GDP in Q1

The US economy was on track to expand at a slightly lower than expected pace in the first quarter as inventories built up.

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Help to Buy boosts first-time buyers but lenders warn of 2016 fallout

Over 80,000 people have used Help to Buy since its launch; lenders warn letting scheme end as planned next year will be a "big gamble".

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