Name Value Chg Time
FTSE 100 6,372.33
105.26 17:25:27
S&P 500 1,941.28
37.27 21:26:13
Dow Jones I.A. 16,614.81
215.14 23:10:46
Hang Seng 23,088.58
18.32 10:21:26
Gold 1,250.25
5.75 23:00:13
Brent Crude 85.96
1.22 23:00:13
Name Value Chg Time
FTSE 100 6,372.33
105.26 17:25:27
FTSE 250 15,024.97
269.00 17:25:27
FTSE All-Share 3,407.34
56.19 17:25:26
techMARK 2,642.34
30.30 17:25:27
Name Value Chg Time
CAC 40 4,081.24
90.00 17:51:24
Xetra DAX 8,886.96
169.20 20:48:05
IBEX 35 10,152.10
236.90 18:44:23
FTSE MIB Index 19,057.72
517.62 19:30:19
Name Value Chg Time
S&P 500 1,941.28
37.27 21:26:13
Dow Jones I.A. 16,614.81
215.14 23:10:46
Nasdaq 100 3,971.39
101.31 22:26:30
TSX Composite 14,547.71
209.94 23:15:48
Name Value Chg Time
Hang Seng 23,088.58
18.32 10:21:26
Straits Times 3,202.74
21.69 13:08:59
Nikkei 225 14,804.28
-306.95 09:45:15
Name Value Chg Time
ASX 200 5,376.10
51.10 01:00:35
ASX All Ordinaries 5,363.60
51.10 01:00:35
Name Value
GBP:USD 1.61
GBP:EUR 1.27
GBP:JPY 172.48
GBP:CHF 1.53
GBP:CAD 1.81
Name Value Chg Time
Gold 1,250.25
5.75 23:00:13
Silver 17.36
-0.02 23:00:13
Cattle 1.77
-0.11 12:41:26
Brent Crude 85.96
1.22 23:00:13
Name Value Chg Time
TR25 126.28
-0.20 17:23:07
T4T 103.72
-0.03 17:25:07
T514 100.00
-0.01 17:26:21
TR38 133.66
-0.64 17:22:17
T16 106.18
-0.03 17:21:59
TR27 120.73
-0.32 17:23:41
T18 112.84
-0.08 17:21:54

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