Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
FTSE 100 6,911.80 -0.71 -49.34 17:18
FTSE 250 17,272.21 -0.22 -38.10 17:18
FTSE All-Share 3,728.95 -0.61 -23.05 17:18
Euro Stoxx 50 3,617.62 -0.02 -0.59 17:10
S&P 500 2,071.26 -1.42 -29.78 21:26
Dow Jones I.A. 17,856.78 -1.54 -278.94 21:30
Nikkei 225 18,971.00 1.17 219.16 08:44
Gold 1,175.75 -2.18 -26.25 19:00
Brent Crude 60.52 -0.16 -0.10 19:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
CAC 40 4,964.35 0.02 0.84 17:50
Xetra DAX 11,550.97 0.41 46.96 20:47
IBEX 35 11,091.90 -0.29 -32.50 18:45
FTSE MIB Index 22,436.13 0.16 36.05 19:29
Euro Stoxx 50 3,617.62 -0.02 -0.59 17:10
SMI 9,080.03 0.50 45.43 17:31
PSI 20 5,686.16 0.88 49.49 18:00
BEL 20 3,732.58 0.03 1.20 18:00
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
S&P 500 2,071.26 -1.42 -29.78 21:26
Dow Jones I.A. 17,856.78 -1.54 -278.94 21:30
Nasdaq 100 4,399.23 -1.19 -52.83 21:30
TSX Composite 15,103.11 -0.00 -0.00 21:31
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Hang Seng 24,164.00 -0.12 -29.04 09:21
Straits Times 3,417.51 0.66 22.24 12:10
Nikkei 225 18,971.00 1.17 219.16 08:44
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.3871 0.38 0.0053 22:31
GBP/USD 1.5044 -1.36 -0.0207 22:32
GBP/JPY 181.6164 -0.86 -1.5737 22:32
GBP/CHF 1.4820 -0.22 -0.0032 22:31
GBP/CAD 1.8974 -0.35 -0.0066 22:32
Name Price Var.% Var. Hour
Gold 1,175.75 -2.18 -26.25 19:00
Silver 15.99 -1.24 -0.20 19:00
Cattle 192.44 0.48 0.01 12:14
Brent Crude 60.52 -0.16 -0.10 19:00

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