Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,352.76 -0.25% -13.39
Xetra DAX 13,015.04 -1.16% -152.50
IBEX 35 10,013.90 0.21% 20.50
FTSE MIB Index 22,315.24 -0.05% -11.20
SMI 9,291.84 -0.35% -32.69
Euro Stoxx 50 3,562.65 -0.47% -16.67
PSI 20 5,305.06 0.25% 13.47
BEL 20 3,969.19 -0.04% -1.43
AEX 540.02 -0.33% -1.80

London close: Stocks higher on UK budget

Shares closed higher on Wednesday as investors sifted through corporate releases as well as the Autumn Budget.

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FTSE 250 movers: Qinetiq boosted by Berenberg note as Thomas Cook tanks

The FTSE 250 index was up around 0. 50% on the day in which Chancellor Philip Hammond revealed his budget for the upcoming year.

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Higher margins offset declining sales volumes at Cambria

Motor dealer Cambria Automobiles managed to successfully grow profit and revenue throughout the financial year, as per-unit profits counteracted a slide in sales volumes.

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Eurozone consumer confidence jumps in November

Consumer confidence in the single currency bloc shot higher in November, according to the executive arm of the European Union.

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Europe midday: German stocks little changed amid high-level political contacts

Stocks are seeing modest gains as traders wait for the release of the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's last rate-setting meeting in the evening and monitor the news-flow out of Germany, amid speculation that a 'grand coalition' between Germany's two main political parties, the centre-right CDU/CSU and the Socialist SPD, may yet be possible.