Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
FTSE 100 6,939.11 0.17 11.53 12:20
FTSE 250 17,448.17 -0.02 -3.90 12:20
FTSE All-Share 3,749.98 0.14 5.12 12:20
Euro Stoxx 50 3,577.51 0.87 30.95 12:20
S&P 500 2,089.46 -1.18 -25.03 01:32
Dow Jones I.A. 17,928.20 -0.79 -142.20 05 May
Nikkei 225 19,531.63 0.06 11.62 01 May
Gold 1,197.00 n/a 21.05 05 May
Brent Crude 67.75 n/a 1.51 05 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
CAC 40 5,004.69 0.62 30.62 12:20
Xetra DAX 11,425.73 0.87 98.05 12:20
IBEX 35 11,193.90 0.70 78.30 12:20
FTSE MIB Index 22,745.43 0.75 169.08 12:20
Euro Stoxx 50 3,577.51 0.87 30.95 12:20
SMI 9,024.38 -0.79 -71.44 05 May
PSI 20 6,026.98 -0.44 -26.72 12:20
BEL 20 3,601.49 0.04 1.29 12:20
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
S&P 500 2,089.46 -1.18 -25.03 01:32
Dow Jones I.A. 17,928.20 -0.79 -142.20 05 May
Nasdaq 100 4,409.39 -1.63 -73.22 05 May
TSX Composite 15,173.94 -1.26 -193.53 05 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Hang Seng 27,640.91 -0.41 -114.63 10:21
Straits Times 3,459.79 -0.33 -11.40 10:31
Nikkei 225 19,531.63 0.06 11.62 01 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.3559 -0.12 -0.0016 13:24
GBP/USD 1.5220 0.28 0.0043 13:24
GBP/JPY 182.3462 0.22 0.3999 13:24
GBP/CHF 1.4065 0.02 0.0004 13:23
GBP/CAD 1.8288 -0.16 -0.0028 13:24
EUR/USD 1.1227 0.35 0.0039 13:24
USD/JPY 119.7930 -0.06 -0.0720 13:24
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Gold 1,197.00 n/a 21.05 05 May
Silver 16.42 n/a 0.25 05 May
Cattle 181.03 12.39 0.20 12:16
Brent Crude 67.75 n/a 1.51 05 May

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