Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,271.95 -0.05% -3.30
FTSE 250 19,540.77 0.03% 5.29
FTSE All-Share 3,992.93 -0.04% -1.43
Euro Stoxx 50 3,525.55 -0.16% -5.63
Bats UK 100 12,344.95 -0.08% -10.29
Bats UK 250 17,763.24 -0.06% -10.42
S&P 500 2,505.12 0.05% 1.25
Dow Jones I.A. 22,379.43 0.04% 8.63
Brent Crude 55.44 -0.07% -0.04
Gold 1,311.30 0.13% 1.70
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,344.95 -0.08% -10.29
Bats UK 250 17,763.24 -0.06% -10.42
Bats UK 350 13,014.93 -0.08% -10.35
Bats UK All Companies 12,903.66 -0.08% -10.31
Bats FR 40 14,695.19 0.06% 8.16
Bats UK Small Companies 12,096.96 -0.11% -13.92
Bats DE 30 14,499.69 0.03% 3.79
Bats IT 40 11,133.47 -0.14% -15.47
Bats UK Alternative 100 13,354.84 -0.01% -1.65
Bats CH 20 13,944.81 0.06% 8.44
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,271.95 -0.05% -3.30
FTSE 250 19,540.77 0.03% 5.29
FTSE All-Share 3,992.93 -0.04% -1.43
FTSE Small Cap 5,652.79 -0.11% -6.06
techMARK 100 4,496.84 -0.30% -13.56
FTSE AIM 50 5,633.63 -0.32% -18.17
Bats UK 100 12,344.95 -0.08% -10.29
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,241.66 0.08% 4.22
Xetra DAX 12,569.17 0.06% 7.38
IBEX 35 10,292.10 -0.83% -86.30
FTSE MIB Index 22,355.58 -0.31% -69.84
SMI 9,095.65 0.03% 2.45
Euro Stoxx 50 3,525.55 -0.16% -5.63
PSI 20 5,296.17 -0.13% -6.72
BEL 20 3,965.49 -0.19% -7.54
AEX 528.66 0.00% 0.00
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,505.12 0.05% 1.25
Dow Jones I.A. 22,379.43 0.04% 8.63
Nasdaq 100 5,968.75 -0.37% -22.32
TSX Composite 15,378.82 0.56% 85.85
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 28,127.80 0.27% 76.39
Nikkei 225 20,310.46 0.05% 11.08
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1315 0.46% 0.0052
GBP/USD 1.3581 0.52% 0.0071
GBP/JPY 151.3562 0.44% 0.6650
GBP/CHF 1.3057 0.42% 0.0054
GBP/CAD 1.6644 0.23% 0.0038
EUR/USD 1.2002 0.05% 0.0006
USD/JPY 111.4470 -0.10% -0.1080
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,311.30 0.13% 1.70
Silver 17.38 1.34% 0.23
Brent Crude 55.44 -0.07% -0.04
Krugerrand 1,330.55 -0.91% -12.20
Palladium 930.00 -0.64% -6.00
Platinum 956.00 -1.24% -12.00

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