Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,542.87 0.36% 26.70
FTSE 250 20,259.77 0.64% 128.82
FTSE All-Share 4,140.61 0.39% 16.16
Euro Stoxx 50 3,619.65 0.33% 11.88
Bats UK 100 12,814.78 0.14% 18.07
Bats UK 250 18,470.78 0.54% 99.37
S&P 500 2,561.26 0.14% 3.62
Brent Crude 57.88 0.10% 0.06
Dow Jones I.A. 23,157.60 0.70% 160.16
Gold 1,280.20 -0.35% -4.55
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,814.78 0.14% 18.07
Bats UK 250 18,470.78 0.54% 99.37
Bats UK 350 13,513.86 0.20% 27.42
Bats UK All Companies 13,397.55 0.20% 26.77
Bats FR 40 15,113.90 0.22% 33.85
Bats DE 30 15,040.36 0.16% 23.36
Bats UK Small Companies 12,488.94 -0.10% -13.07
Bats IT 40 11,109.82 -0.12% -13.72
Bats UK Alternative 100 13,616.81 -0.15% -19.93
Bats CH 20 14,259.54 0.30% 42.93
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,542.87 0.36% 26.70
FTSE 250 20,259.77 0.64% 128.82
FTSE All-Share 4,140.61 0.39% 16.16
FTSE Small Cap 5,834.43 0.09% 5.08
techMARK 100 4,659.64 0.09% 4.16
FTSE AIM 50 5,852.08 -0.89% -52.63
Bats UK 100 12,814.78 0.14% 18.07
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,383.81 0.42% 22.44
Xetra DAX 13,043.03 0.37% 47.97
IBEX 35 10,273.40 0.55% 56.60
FTSE MIB Index 22,354.69 0.08% 16.91
Euro Stoxx 50 3,619.65 0.33% 11.88
SMI 9,309.61 0.43% 39.75
PSI 20 5,461.19 0.19% 10.34
BEL 20 4,075.25 0.16% 6.48
AEX 547.68 0.19% 1.06
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,561.26 0.14% 3.62
Dow Jones I.A. 23,157.60 0.70% 160.16
Nasdaq 100 6,114.35 -0.13% -8.26
TSX Composite 15,782.16 -0.22% -34.74
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 28,705.26 -0.02% -6.50
Nikkei 225 21,363.05 0.13% 26.93
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1195 -0.04% -0.0004
GBP/USD 1.3203 -0.02% -0.0003
GBP/JPY 149.1807 0.02% 0.0362
GBP/CHF 1.2952 -0.01% -0.0001
GBP/CAD 1.6466 0.06% 0.0011
EUR/USD 1.1796 0.04% 0.0005
USD/JPY 112.9890 0.03% 0.0310
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,280.20 -0.35% -4.55
Silver 16.95 -0.94% -0.16
Brent Crude 57.88 0.10% 0.06
Krugerrand 1,305.45 -0.93% -12.30
Palladium 986.00 -1.89% -19.00
Platinum 928.00 -1.59% -15.00

London close: Stocks end higher as pound slips on August wage data

Stocks had pushed higher by the close, with the pound slipping back against the dollar following a brief pop higher, as investors digested the latest data on UK wages.

Reckitt Benckiser cuts full year guidance, makes further pharma provision

Firm downgrades full year guidance, but remains confident that it can overcome the continued challenging market.

US open: IBM soars, pulls Dow Industrials past 23,000

Investors are very much focused on the steady stream of corporate results coming out.

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Xi hails 'new era' for China at opening of Communist Party congress

Chinese president opened the Communist Party Congress with a three-hour speech on Wednesday in which he pledged to lead the country into a "new era".

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AstraZeneca granted priority review from FDA for Lynparza in metastatic breast cancer

Pharma firm said it and Merck & Co have been granted priority review by the US Food and Drug Administration for a supplemental new drug application for the use of Lynparza (olaparib) tablets.

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Rathbone Brothers funds under management rise in third quarter

FTSE 250 wealth manager Rathbone Brothers reported a jump in assets in the third quarter on Wednesday as inflows grew.

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Reckitt Benckiser cuts full year guidance, makes further pharma provision

After bearing the brunt of a "soft" third quarter Reckitt Benckiser has downgraded its full year guidance, with the Vanish-to-Durex maker confident that it can overcome the continued challenging market.

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Brewdog launches yet another fundraising round

Scottish beer maker Brew Dog set itself the lofty ambition of becoming the world's biggest crowdfunded business in history after it formally announced its plan to raise as much as £50m.

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New US clients boost Eckoh in first half

Secure payment products and customer contact solutions provider Eckoh updated the market on its trading on Wednesday, for the six months to 30 September.

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Ubisense wins contract with 'premium' German carmaker

Enterprise location intelligence solutions provider Ubisense announced a new contract win in Europe for its RTLS SmartSpace division on Wednesday.

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CloudCall raises £3.7m through two placings

Cloud-based software business CloudCall announced on Tuesday that it has raised approximately £3. 5m before expenses, by way of a placing of 2,457,774 new ordinary shares at 143. 5p.

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