Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,517.71 0.04% 2.81
FTSE 250 19,967.58 0.09% 17.06
FTSE All-Share 4,114.68 0.04% 1.75
Euro Stoxx 50 3,584.55 -0.06% -2.07
Bats UK 100 12,746.50 0.04% 4.86
Bats UK 250 18,207.80 0.09% 16.20
S&P 500 2,415.07 0.69% 16.65
Brent Crude 53.86 -0.55% -0.30
Dow Jones I.A. 21,082.95 0.34% 70.53
Gold 1,256.95 0.35% 4.40
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,746.50 0.04% 4.86
Bats UK 250 18,207.80 0.09% 16.20
Bats UK 350 13,422.76 0.04% 5.39
Bats FR 40 14,866.55 -0.24% -36.18
Bats DE 30 14,611.06 -0.18% -25.91
Bats IT 40 10,516.06 -0.36% -37.51
Bats CH 20 13,860.57 -0.10% -13.28
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,517.71 0.04% 2.81
FTSE 250 19,967.58 0.09% 17.06
FTSE All-Share 4,114.68 0.04% 1.75
FTSE Small Cap 5,644.88 -0.04% -2.53
techMARK 100 4,647.66 0.08% 3.63
FTSE AIM 50 5,681.03 0.04% 2.46
Bats UK 100 12,746.50 0.04% 4.86
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,337.16 -0.08% -4.18
Xetra DAX 12,621.72 -0.17% -21.15
IBEX 35 10,937.70 0.28% 30.30
FTSE MIB Index 21,291.72 -0.37% -78.01
SMI 9,035.09 -0.29% -26.67
Euro Stoxx 50 3,584.55 -0.06% -2.07
PSI 20 5,244.80 0.59% 30.83
BEL 20 3,894.37 -0.21% -8.34
AEX 527.46 -0.08% -0.41
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,415.07 0.69% 16.65
Dow Jones I.A. 21,082.95 0.34% 70.53
Nasdaq 100 5,778.37 0.84% 48.07
TSX Composite 15,410.73 -0.06% -8.76
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 25,612.71 -0.07% -18.07
Nikkei 225 19,686.84 -0.64% -126.29
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1483 -0.50% -0.0058
GBP/USD 1.2877 -0.48% -0.0062
GBP/JPY 143.3150 -0.94% -1.3637
GBP/CHF 1.2524 -0.50% -0.0063
GBP/CAD 1.7336 -0.68% -0.0118
EUR/USD 1.1213 0.01% 0.0001
USD/JPY 111.2985 -0.46% -0.5175
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,256.95 0.35% 4.40
Silver 17.15 0.70% 0.12
Brent Crude 53.86 -0.55% -0.30
Krugerrand 1,280.25 0.57% 7.20
Palladium 774.00 0.39% 3.00
Platinum 942.00 -0.42% -4.00

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