6,241.89
-1.27%
17,891.16
0.66%
16,147.38
-3.11%
2,081.43
0.78%
47.96
n/a
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,241.89 -1.27% -80.51
FTSE 250 16,801.55 -1.55% -264.90
FTSE All-Share 3,421.70 -1.29% -44.70
Euro Stoxx 50 3,032.60 0.14% 4.39
S&P 500 2,081.43 0.78% 16.13
Dow Jones I.A. 17,891.16 0.66% 117.52
Gold 1,285.65 n/a n/a
Brent Crude 47.96 n/a n/a
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 6,241.89 -1.27% -80.51
FTSE 250 16,801.55 -1.55% -264.90
FTSE All-Share 3,421.70 -1.29% -44.70
FTSE Small Cap 4,589.05 -0.44% -20.12
techMARK 100 3,741.74 -1.15% -43.50
FTSE AIM 50 3,955.07 -1.02% -40.92
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 4,442.75 0.31% 13.79
Xetra DAX 10,123.27 0.84% 84.30
IBEX 35 9,022.10 -0.04% -3.60
FTSE MIB Index 18,420.22 -0.97% -180.34
Euro Stoxx 50 3,032.60 0.14% 4.39
SMI 7,977.77 0.21% 16.92
PSI 20 5,086.31 0.67% 33.79
BEL 20 3,421.41 0.35% 12.04
AEX 441.20 0.35% 1.52
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,081.43 0.78% 16.13
Dow Jones I.A. 17,891.16 0.66% 117.52
Nasdaq 100 4,381.30 0.92% 40.01
TSX Composite 13,865.63 -0.62% -85.82
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 20,840.65 -1.07% -226.40
Nikkei 225 16,147.38 -3.11% -518.67
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.2742 0.17% 0.0021
GBP/USD 1.4727 0.42% 0.0061
GBP/JPY 155.7560 -0.24% -0.3676
GBP/CHF 1.4027 0.16% 0.0023
GBP/CAD 1.8387 0.01% 0.0002
EUR/USD 1.1558 0.27% 0.0031
USD/JPY 105.7735 -0.60% -0.6365
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,285.65 n/a n/a
Silver 17.85 n/a n/a
Cattle 178.54 2.97% 0.05
Brent Crude 47.96 n/a n/a
Pigs 113.49 n/a n/a
Lambs 186.22 2.20% 0.04
Krugerrand 1,289.30 n/a n/a
Palladium 624.00 n/a n/a
Platinum 1,060.00 n/a n/a

London close: Stocks finish lower as consumer confidence declines

London stocks ended Friday in the red, after a raft of corporate earnings and a further fall into deflation for the eurozone in April.

FTSE 100 movers: Shire shines on Q1, but IAG hits turbulence

London’s FTSE 100 was down 0.9% to 6,268.47 in afternoon trade.

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The US dollar hit an 11-month low on the back of a raft of weaker than expected economic figures released on Friday.

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Pharmaceutical company Shire posted better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and earnings on Friday.

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Wall Street started the session lower as a large drop in Apple´s share price weighed down the main market averages.

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