Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,203.94 -0.46% -33.23
FTSE 250 19,615.36 -0.11% -21.28
FTSE All-Share 3,962.49 -0.37% -14.85
Euro Stoxx 50 3,559.59 -0.10% -3.70
Bats UK 100 12,235.87 -0.22% -27.00
Bats UK 250 17,886.51 0.05% 8.11
S&P 500 2,384.20 -0.19% -4.57
Brent Crude 51.70 0.39% 0.20
Dow Jones I.A. 20,940.51 -0.19% -40.82
Gold 1,266.45 0.29% 3.65
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,235.87 -0.22% -27.00
Bats UK 250 17,886.51 0.05% 8.11
Bats UK 350 12,935.80 -0.18% -22.72
Bats FR 40 14,758.60 0.19% 28.25
Bats DE 30 14,713.08 0.06% 8.59
Bats IT 40 10,246.56 0.05% 4.88
Bats CH 20 13,556.24 -0.32% -43.89
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,203.94 -0.46% -33.23
FTSE 250 19,615.36 -0.11% -21.28
FTSE All-Share 3,962.49 -0.37% -14.85
FTSE Small Cap 5,528.63 0.28% 15.24
techMARK 100 4,554.90 0.19% 8.47
FTSE AIM 50 5,420.20 0.62% 33.17
Bats UK 100 12,235.87 -0.22% -27.00
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,267.33 -0.08% -4.37
Xetra DAX 12,438.01 -0.05% -5.78
IBEX 35 10,715.80 0.30% 31.90
FTSE MIB Index 20,609.16 0.06% 11.82
Euro Stoxx 50 3,559.59 -0.10% -3.70
SMI 8,812.67 -0.36% -32.11
PSI 20 5,033.66 -0.16% -8.30
BEL 20 3,875.53 -0.18% -7.16
AEX 521.13 -0.15% -0.76
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,384.20 -0.19% -4.57
Dow Jones I.A. 20,940.51 -0.19% -40.82
Nasdaq 100 5,583.53 0.22% 12.25
TSX Composite 15,586.13 0.51% 79.66
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 24,615.13 -0.34% -83.35
Nikkei 225 19,196.74 -0.29% -55.13
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1886 n/a n/a
GBP/USD 1.2952 n/a n/a
GBP/JPY 144.4342 n/a n/a
GBP/CHF 1.2883 n/a n/a
GBP/CAD 1.7689 -0.04% -0.0006
EUR/USD 1.0896 n/a n/a
USD/JPY 111.5150 n/a n/a
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,266.45 0.29% 3.65
Silver 17.41 -0.29% -0.05
Brent Crude 51.70 0.39% 0.20
Krugerrand 1,290.45 -0.32% -4.10
Palladium 803.00 0.12% 1.00
Platinum 947.00 -0.63% -6.00

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