Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
FTSE 100 7,031.72 0.26 18.25 22 May
FTSE 250 18,192.69 0.21 38.14 22 May
FTSE All-Share 3,818.84 0.26 9.76 22 May
Euro Stoxx 50 3,679.14 -0.26 -9.58 23 May
S&P 500 2,126.06 -0.22 -4.76 23 May
Dow Jones I.A. 18,232.02 -0.29 -53.72 22 May
Nikkei 225 20,264.41 0.30 61.54 22 May
Gold 1,204.10 -0.07 -0.90 22 May
Brent Crude 65.65 -0.74 -0.49 22 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
CAC 40 5,142.89 -0.07 -3.81 22 May
Xetra DAX 11,815.01 -0.42 -49.58 22 May
IBEX 35 11,554.20 -0.36 -41.20 22 May
FTSE MIB Index 23,781.78 0.18 42.09 22 May
SMI 9,353.30 -0.13 -12.05 22 May
Euro Stoxx 50 3,679.14 -0.26 -9.58 23 May
PSI 20 6,101.47 -0.04 -2.16 22 May
BEL 20 3,765.90 0.10 3.82 22 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
S&P 500 2,126.06 -0.22 -4.76 23 May
Dow Jones I.A. 18,232.02 -0.29 -53.72 22 May
Nasdaq 100 4,527.16 -0.05 -2.31 22 May
TSX Composite 15,200.76 -0.02 -2.85 22 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Hang Seng 27,992.83 1.70 469.11 22 May
Straits Times 3,450.18 0.30 10.32 22 May
Nikkei 225 20,264.41 0.30 61.54 22 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.4066 n/a n/a 22 May
GBP/USD 1.5476 -0.09 -0.0014 21:06
GBP/JPY 188.0627 n/a n/a 21:09
GBP/CHF 1.4600 0.99 0.0144 21:06
GBP/CAD 1.9009 n/a n/a 21:09
EUR/USD 1.1004 -0.08 -0.0009 21:07
USD/JPY 121.5150 -0.02 -0.0200 21:09
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Gold 1,204.10 -0.07 -0.90 22 May
Silver 17.25 0.41 0.07 22 May
Cattle 185.68 3.88 0.07 22 May
Brent Crude 65.65 -0.74 -0.49 22 May

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22-May-15 BLUEFIELD SOLAR INCOME FUND LIMITED BSIF Scott, John Buy 25,000 @ 1.09p £27,294
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