6,667.43
0.55%
17,751.39
0.69%
20,522.83
1.08%
2,108.57
0.73%
52.96
0.65%
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,667.43 0.55% 36.43
FTSE 250 17,552.42 0.23% 39.61
FTSE All-Share 3,635.78 0.48% 17.33
FTSE Small Cap 4,701.35 0.08% 3.60
Euro Stoxx 50 3,583.13 0.21% 7.60
S&P 500 2,108.57 0.73% 15.32
Dow Jones I.A. 17,751.39 0.69% 121.12
Gold 1,090.25 -0.54% -5.95
Brent Crude 52.96 0.65% 0.34
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,667.43 0.55% 36.43
FTSE 250 17,552.42 0.23% 39.61
FTSE All-Share 3,635.78 0.48% 17.33
FTSE Small Cap 4,701.35 0.08% 3.60
techMARK 100 3,878.04 0.12% 4.52
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,040.82 0.47% 23.38
Xetra DAX 11,249.07 0.33% 37.22
IBEX 35 11,241.10 -0.37% -41.80
FTSE MIB Index 23,340.77 0.40% 91.87
Euro Stoxx 50 3,583.13 0.21% 7.60
SMI 9,387.97 1.21% 112.25
PSI 20 5,731.73 0.57% 32.74
BEL 20 3,719.55 0.00% 0.17
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,108.57 0.73% 15.32
Dow Jones I.A. 17,751.39 0.69% 121.12
Nasdaq 100 4,581.60 0.47% 21.37
TSX Composite 14,301.80 1.59% 224.44
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 24,497.98 -0.49% -121.47
Straits Times 3,249.52 -1.05% -34.48
Nikkei 225 20,522.83 1.08% 219.92
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.4236 0.25% 0.0036
GBP/USD 1.5617 0.12% 0.0018
GBP/JPY 194.1239 0.35% 0.6855
GBP/CHF 1.5164 0.44% 0.0066
GBP/CAD 2.0257 0.26% 0.0053
EUR/USD 1.0971 -0.09% -0.0009
USD/JPY 124.2900 0.25% 0.3050
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,090.25 -0.54% -5.95
Silver 14.61 0.48% 0.07
Cattle 185.77 1.63% 0.03
Brent Crude 52.96 0.65% 0.34
Pigs 133.25 n/a n/a
Lambs 143.55 -0.69% -0.01
Krugerrand 1,090.60 -0.41% -4.50
Palladium 624.00 1.13% 7.00
Platinum 983.00 0.72% 7.00

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