Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,724.43 0.05% 3.37
FTSE 250 17,282.88 0.18% 30.55
FTSE All-Share 3,653.83 0.07% 2.70
Euro Stoxx 50 2,990.76 0.83% 24.66
Bats UK 100 11,410.50 -0.15% -16.97
Bats UK 250 15,706.45 0.10% 16.19
S&P 500 2,173.60 0.16% 3.54
Brent Crude 42.25 -0.98% -0.42
Dow Jones I.A. 18,432.24 -0.13% -24.11
Gold 1,342.00 0.02% 0.25
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 11,410.50 -0.15% -16.97
Bats UK 250 15,706.45 0.10% 16.19
Bats UK 350 11,944.08 -0.11% -13.04
Bats UK All Companies 11,824.80 -0.10% -12.19
Bats UK Small Companies 10,400.57 0.56% 57.53
Bats UK Alternative 100 9,940.28 -0.01% -1.35
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,724.43 0.05% 3.37
FTSE 250 17,282.88 0.18% 30.55
FTSE All-Share 3,653.83 0.07% 2.70
FTSE Small Cap 4,774.88 0.15% 7.31
techMARK 100 4,301.96 0.21% 9.09
FTSE AIM 50 4,316.47 0.32% 13.63
Bats UK 100 11,410.50 -0.15% -16.97
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 4,439.81 0.44% 19.23
Xetra DAX 10,337.50 0.61% 62.57
IBEX 35 8,587.20 1.27% 108.00
FTSE MIB Index 16,846.86 1.96% 324.22
Euro Stoxx 50 2,990.76 0.83% 24.66
SMI 8,127.20 0.40% 32.13
PSI 20 4,747.72 1.42% 66.31
BEL 20 3,464.84 1.36% 46.65
AEX 449.83 0.45% 2.01
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,173.60 0.16% 3.54
Dow Jones I.A. 18,432.24 -0.13% -24.11
Nasdaq 100 4,730.23 0.19% 8.82
TSX Composite 14,582.72 0.21% 31.08
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 21,891.37 -1.28% -282.97
Nikkei 225 16,569.27 0.56% 92.43
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1840 n/a n/a
GBP/USD 1.3226 0.48% 0.0064
GBP/JPY 134.9993 n/a n/a
GBP/CHF 1.2864 -0.33% -0.0043
GBP/CAD 1.7236 -0.07% -0.0011
EUR/USD 1.1174 0.88% 0.0098
USD/JPY 102.0750 -3.05% -3.2100
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,342.00 0.02% 0.25
Silver 20.04 -1.81% -0.37
Cattle 189.12 2.68% 4.93
Brent Crude 42.25 -0.98% -0.42
Pigs 130.28 n/a n/a
Lambs 181.32 1.84% 3.27
Krugerrand 1,341.40 0.96% 12.80
Palladium 704.00 2.62% 18.00
Platinum 1,149.00 4.93% 54.00

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UK stocks ended slightly higher on Friday as well-received corporate results from Barclays offset a slump in commodity producers.

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Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev’s improved takeover offer of SABMiller has been back by the FTSE 100 company's board after it was given clearance by China’s Ministry of Commerce.

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