Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,516.17 -0.14% -10.80
FTSE 250 20,130.95 -0.43% -86.18
FTSE All-Share 4,124.45 -0.20% -8.17
Euro Stoxx 50 3,607.77 0.04% 1.50
Bats UK 100 12,796.71 -0.05% -6.46
Bats UK 250 18,371.41 -0.35% -64.88
S&P 500 2,559.36 0.24% 6.19
Brent Crude 57.82 1.14% 0.65
Dow Jones I.A. 22,997.44 0.18% 40.48
Gold 1,284.75 -1.42% -18.55
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,796.71 -0.05% -6.46
Bats UK 250 18,371.41 -0.35% -64.88
Bats UK 350 13,486.44 -0.10% -13.15
Bats UK All Companies 13,370.78 -0.09% -12.60
Bats FR 40 15,080.05 0.23% 35.08
Bats UK Small Companies 12,502.01 0.22% 28.04
Bats DE 30 15,017.00 0.10% 15.48
Bats UK Alternative 100 13,636.74 -0.29% -40.09
Bats IT 40 11,123.54 -0.32% -35.44
Bats CH 20 14,216.61 0.12% 17.72
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,516.17 -0.14% -10.80
FTSE 250 20,130.95 -0.43% -86.18
FTSE All-Share 4,124.45 -0.20% -8.17
FTSE Small Cap 5,829.35 -0.35% -20.72
techMARK 100 4,655.48 -0.25% -11.61
FTSE AIM 50 5,904.71 0.38% 22.55
Bats UK 100 12,796.71 -0.05% -6.46
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,361.37 -0.03% -1.51
Xetra DAX 12,995.06 -0.07% -8.64
IBEX 35 10,216.80 0.35% 35.40
FTSE MIB Index 22,337.78 -0.40% -90.53
Euro Stoxx 50 3,607.77 0.04% 1.50
SMI 9,269.86 -0.05% -4.73
PSI 20 5,450.85 -0.03% -1.68
BEL 20 4,068.77 0.20% 7.98
AEX 546.62 -0.01% -0.05
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,559.36 0.24% 6.19
Dow Jones I.A. 22,997.44 0.18% 40.48
Nasdaq 100 6,122.61 0.13% 8.08
TSX Composite 15,816.90 0.09% 14.20
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 28,655.62 -0.15% -41.87
Nikkei 225 21,336.12 0.38% 80.56
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1210 -0.02% -0.0002
GBP/USD 1.3190 -0.01% -0.0001
GBP/JPY 148.0327 0.02% 0.0264
GBP/CHF 1.2904 0.01% 0.0001
GBP/CAD 1.6489 -0.19% -0.0032
EUR/USD 1.1765 -0.00% -0.0001
USD/JPY 112.2320 0.03% 0.0390
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,284.75 -1.42% -18.55
Silver 17.11 -1.72% -0.30
Brent Crude 57.82 1.14% 0.65
Krugerrand 1,317.75 -0.75% -10.00
Palladium 1,005.00 2.24% 22.00
Platinum 943.00 0.75% 7.00

UK inflation surges to five-year high but BoE eyeing wages

UK inflation reached a five-year high last month, increasing pressure on household budgets and the Bank of England to raise rates.

Higher inflation means benefits pain for households, says IFS

ONS announced inflation in the year to September had reached 3%, its highest level in five years.

FTSE 100 movers: Pearson surges on results but Merlin gets clobbered

London's FTSE 100 was up 0.3% to 7,546.11 in afternoon trade on Tuesday as investors digested the latest UK inflation figures.

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Merlin mullered after missing forecasts as terror attacks weigh

Leisure group reported on its trading performance for the 40 weeks to 7 October on Tuesday - including the key summer period of July and August - claiming revenue growth of 12.4%, or 5.9%.

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Virgin Money performing in line as credit behaviour remains 'stable'

Virgin Money updated the market on its third quarter trading on Tuesday, reporting that profitability, earnings and underlying return on tangible equity were all in line with expectations.

Carney and new MPC colleagues throw doubt on interest rate hikes

Two new members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee cast some doubt on the likelihood of an increase in interest rates in November, though Governor Mark Carney said a hike "may be appropriate" and many economists remained confident of a hike.

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Analysts take axe to Convatec after warning of lower profits

Convatec Group's management has lost a lot of credibility after its profit warning at the start of the week, analysts at several banks said, with ratings on the catheter and wound care specialist downgraded by HSBC, JPMorgan Chase and RBC Capital Markets.

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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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RhythmOne expecting bumper first half amid acquisition spree

RhythmOne updated the market on its expected performance for the half year to 30 September on Tuesday, reporting revenues of between $112m and $114m, up from $67m in the first half of the 2017 financial year, which the company said was driven by “programmatic platform growth”.

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WANdisco Fusion now fully integrated with Microsoft Azure Data Box

‘Active data replication’ specialist WANdisco announced on Tuesday that its patented technology, WANdisco Fusion, is now fully integrated with Microsoft Azure Data Box, enabling Microsoft customers to transfer information from ‘Big Data’ applications to Microsoft Azure without the downtime and cost usually involved in bulk data transfer over the network.

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Airbus agrees to purchase majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series programme

French aeronautical firm Airbus agreed to pick up a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jet project, just weeks after the US government announced it would impose a 300% import tariff on the plane after receiving a complaint from Chicago-based competitor Boeing.

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17-Oct-17 Anpario N 1 Singer Hold 4.10p 4.32p DownGrade
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21-Dec-17 INLAND HOMES INL Brett, Paul Exercise of option 700,000 @ 0.50p £350,000
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17-Oct-17 COMPTOIR GROUP COM Hanna, Chaker Placing 3,333,333 @ 0.15p £500,000
17-Oct-17 COMPTOIR GROUP COM Kitous, Tony Placing 8,243,336 @ 0.15p £1,236,500
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