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FTSE 100 6,730.48 0.46% 30.59
FTSE 250 16,983.46 -0.38% -63.96
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Euro Stoxx 50 2,972.23 0.13% 3.74
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Bats UK 250 15,402.41 -0.72% -111.64
S&P 500 2,175.03 0.46% 9.86
Brent Crude 45.39 -2.22% -1.03
Dow Jones I.A. 18,570.85 0.29% 53.62
Gold 1,320.75 -0.03% -0.40
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Bats UK 100 11,399.37 0.29% 32.84
Bats UK 250 15,402.41 -0.72% -111.64
Bats UK 350 11,897.99 0.13% 15.67
Bats UK All Companies 11,777.20 0.13% 15.20
Bats UK Small Companies 10,171.68 -0.15% -15.04
Bats UK Alternative 100 9,727.39 0.31% 30.32
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,730.48 0.46% 30.59
FTSE 250 16,983.46 -0.38% -63.96
FTSE All-Share 3,643.80 0.29% 10.68
FTSE Small Cap 4,672.95 -0.49% -23.10
techMARK 100 4,274.89 -0.30% -12.89
FTSE AIM 50 4,181.42 0.40% 16.55
Bats UK 100 11,399.37 0.29% 32.84
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 4,381.10 0.11% 4.85
Xetra DAX 10,147.46 -0.09% -8.75
IBEX 35 8,599.90 0.19% 16.30
FTSE MIB Index 16,778.67 -0.16% -26.73
Euro Stoxx 50 2,972.23 0.13% 3.74
SMI 8,194.73 0.15% 12.28
PSI 20 4,650.50 0.53% 24.37
BEL 20 3,450.27 0.62% 21.37
AEX 453.35 0.31% 1.38
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,175.03 0.46% 9.86
Dow Jones I.A. 18,570.85 0.29% 53.62
Nasdaq 100 4,666.07 0.41% 19.05
TSX Composite 14,600.66 0.24% 34.83
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 21,964.27 -0.16% -36.22
Nikkei 225 16,627.25 -1.09% -182.97
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1920 -0.68% -0.0082
GBP/USD 1.3083 -1.10% -0.0146
GBP/JPY 139.1408 n/a n/a
GBP/CHF 1.2916 -0.95% -0.0124
GBP/CAD 1.7218 n/a n/a
EUR/USD 1.0977 -0.42% -0.0046
USD/JPY 106.1050 -0.10% -0.1050
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,320.75 -0.03% -0.40
Silver 19.70 1.86% 0.36
Cattle 188.39 4.00% 7.24
Brent Crude 45.39 -2.22% -1.03
Pigs 128.14 n/a n/a
Lambs 187.01 0.82% 1.53
Krugerrand 1,318.80 -0.60% -7.90
Palladium 668.00 2.30% 15.00
Platinum 1,087.00 0.37% 4.00

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