Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,274.83 -0.34% -25.03
FTSE 250 18,772.21 0.14% 25.99
FTSE All-Share 3,960.17 -0.25% -9.93
Euro Stoxx 50 3,339.33 0.81% 26.94
Bats UK 100 12,328.33 -0.34% -42.11
Bats UK 250 17,035.21 0.06% 10.34
S&P 500 2,365.38 0.60% 14.22
Dow Jones I.A. 20,743.00 0.58% 118.95
Brent Crude 56.98 1.51% 0.85
Gold 1,233.20 -0.33% -4.10
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,328.33 -0.34% -42.11
Bats UK 250 17,035.21 0.06% 10.34
Bats UK 350 12,912.99 -0.28% -35.83
Bats FR 40 13,533.33 0.42% 56.84
Bats DE 30 14,247.09 1.89% 264.77
Bats IT 40 9,438.99 0.27% 25.61
Bats CH 20 13,172.59 0.73% 95.61
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,274.83 -0.34% -25.03
FTSE 250 18,772.21 0.14% 25.99
FTSE All-Share 3,960.17 -0.25% -9.93
FTSE Small Cap 5,353.02 0.08% 4.48
techMARK 100 4,341.97 -0.07% -3.21
FTSE AIM 50 5,017.39 0.35% 17.67
Bats UK 100 12,328.33 -0.34% -42.11
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 4,888.76 0.44% 21.18
Xetra DAX 11,967.49 1.18% 139.87
IBEX 35 9,561.00 0.36% 34.40
FTSE MIB Index 19,043.58 0.34% 64.93
SMI 8,567.18 0.62% 52.66
Euro Stoxx 50 3,339.33 0.81% 26.94
PSI 20 4,686.38 0.98% 45.53
BEL 20 3,628.41 0.50% 17.97
AEX 498.57 -0.10% -0.51
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,365.38 0.60% 14.22
Dow Jones I.A. 20,743.00 0.58% 118.95
Nasdaq 100 5,350.73 0.49% 26.00
TSX Composite 15,922.37 0.53% 83.74
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 24,147.25 0.77% 183.62
Nikkei 225 19,359.97 -0.11% -21.47
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1860 0.15% 0.0018
GBP/USD 1.2504 0.22% 0.0028
GBP/JPY 141.9205 0.09% 0.1259
GBP/CHF 1.2621 0.18% 0.0022
GBP/CAD 1.6415 0.09% 0.0014
EUR/USD 1.0542 0.05% 0.0006
USD/JPY 113.5095 -0.13% -0.1525
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,233.20 -0.33% -4.10
Silver 17.89 -0.50% -0.09
Brent Crude 56.98 1.51% 0.85
Krugerrand 1,237.40 -0.08% -1.00
Palladium 775.00 -2.02% -16.00
Platinum 77,800.20 7,672.25% 76,799.20

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