Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,381.74 0.86% 62.86
FTSE 250 19,751.20 0.53% 104.30
FTSE All-Share 4,048.82 0.78% 31.33
Euro Stoxx 50 3,455.59 0.94% 32.06
Bats UK 100 12,554.19 0.98% 121.92
Bats UK 250 17,929.72 0.56% 100.12
S&P 500 2,452.51 1.11% 26.96
Brent Crude 52.86 4.06% 2.06
Dow Jones I.A. 21,899.89 0.90% 196.14
Gold 1,284.20 -0.67% -8.70
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,554.19 0.98% 121.92
Bats UK 250 17,929.72 0.56% 100.12
Bats UK 350 13,220.35 0.92% 119.96
Bats UK All Companies 13,105.73 0.91% 117.82
Bats FR 40 14,353.86 1.04% 148.16
Bats UK Small Companies 12,146.09 0.10% 12.11
Bats DE 30 14,063.69 1.44% 199.93
Bats UK Alternative 100 13,477.54 0.05% 6.55
Bats IT 40 10,862.37 -0.15% -16.23
Bats CH 20 13,730.55 0.97% 131.37
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,381.74 0.86% 62.86
FTSE 250 19,751.20 0.53% 104.30
FTSE All-Share 4,048.82 0.78% 31.33
FTSE Small Cap 5,677.85 0.19% 10.87
techMARK 100 4,389.04 0.93% 40.25
FTSE AIM 50 5,814.55 0.81% 46.55
Bats UK 100 12,554.19 0.98% 121.92
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,131.86 0.87% 44.27
Xetra DAX 12,229.34 1.35% 163.35
IBEX 35 10,409.80 0.48% 49.60
FTSE MIB Index 21,729.48 -0.11% -23.32
Euro Stoxx 50 3,455.59 0.94% 32.06
SMI 8,963.83 0.90% 80.05
PSI 20 5,191.24 0.47% 24.47
BEL 20 3,930.75 0.73% 28.58
AEX 521.87 1.00% 5.16
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,452.51 1.11% 26.96
Dow Jones I.A. 21,899.89 0.90% 196.14
Nasdaq 100 5,873.33 1.50% 86.80
TSX Composite 14,984.96 0.22% 33.08
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 27,401.67 0.00% 0.00
Nikkei 225 19,490.23 0.55% 106.39
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.0899 -0.02% -0.0002
GBP/USD 1.2814 -0.08% -0.0010
GBP/JPY 140.4990 -0.02% -0.0290
GBP/CHF 1.2417 0.05% 0.0007
GBP/CAD 1.6127 0.08% 0.0013
EUR/USD 1.1758 -0.06% -0.0007
USD/JPY 109.6630 0.07% 0.0820
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,284.20 -0.67% -8.70
Silver 17.02 n/a n/a
Brent Crude 52.86 4.06% 2.06
Krugerrand 1,307.00 -0.23% -3.05
Palladium 931.00 0.32% 3.00
Platinum 980.00 -0.31% -3.00

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