6,696.28
0.41%
17,689.86
-0.32%
20,585.24
0.30%
2,103.84
-0.23%
53.06
-1.01%
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,696.28 0.41% 27.41
FTSE 250 17,677.40 0.89% 156.40
FTSE All-Share 3,652.79 0.48% 17.51
FTSE Small Cap 4,707.72 0.17% 8.19
Euro Stoxx 50 3,600.69 0.47% 16.90
S&P 500 2,103.84 -0.23% -4.79
Dow Jones I.A. 17,689.86 -0.32% -56.12
Gold 1,098.40 1.00% 10.90
Brent Crude 53.06 -1.01% -0.54
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,696.28 0.41% 27.41
FTSE 250 17,677.40 0.89% 156.40
FTSE All-Share 3,652.79 0.48% 17.51
FTSE Small Cap 4,707.72 0.17% 8.19
techMARK 100 3,916.29 0.81% 31.59
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,082.61 0.72% 36.19
Xetra DAX 11,308.99 0.46% 51.84
IBEX 35 11,180.70 0.11% 12.10
FTSE MIB Index 23,538.03 0.61% 141.94
Euro Stoxx 50 3,600.69 0.47% 16.90
SMI 9,428.17 0.32% 30.48
PSI 20 5,715.61 -0.42% -24.08
BEL 20 3,762.64 0.96% 35.79
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,103.84 -0.23% -4.79
Dow Jones I.A. 17,689.86 -0.32% -56.12
Nasdaq 100 4,588.91 -0.21% -9.69
TSX Composite 14,468.73 0.60% 85.97
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 24,636.28 0.56% 138.30
Straits Times 3,202.50 -1.45% -47.02
Nikkei 225 20,585.24 0.30% 62.41
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.4222 n/a n/a
GBP/USD 1.5622 n/a n/a
GBP/JPY 193.5879 n/a n/a
GBP/CHF 1.5008 n/a n/a
GBP/CAD 2.0447 n/a n/a
EUR/USD 1.1010 n/a n/a
USD/JPY 123.9200 n/a n/a
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,098.40 1.00% 10.90
Silver 14.56 -0.55% -0.08
Cattle 189.89 1.92% 0.04
Brent Crude 53.06 -1.01% -0.54
Pigs 133.25 n/a n/a
Lambs 150.00 4.29% 0.06
Krugerrand 1,096.60 0.73% 7.90
Palladium 610.00 -1.77% -11.00
Platinum 979.00 -0.51% -5.00

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The FTSE 100 picked up steam to close on a positive note after a mixed day of corporate reports and economic data.

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The FTSE 100 climbed back into positive territory late in Friday's session, after a mixed day of corporate reports.

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BG Group posted a 65% slump in second-quarter net income on the back of declining oil prices.

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US consumer sentiment falls to a final July reading of 93.1 from 96.1

Consumer sentiment fell to a final July reading of 93.1 from the previous month reading of 96.1.

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