Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
FTSE 100 7,033.33 1.21 84.34 27 May
FTSE 250 18,237.47 0.77 138.66 27 May
FTSE All-Share 3,821.13 1.11 41.83 27 May
Euro Stoxx 50 3,682.87 1.76 63.57 27 May
S&P 500 2,123.48 0.92 19.28 01:31
Dow Jones I.A. 18,162.99 0.67 121.45 27 May
Nikkei 225 20,609.28 0.67 136.70 03:50
Gold 1,185.85 0.04 0.45 27 May
Brent Crude 63.04 -2.02 -1.30 27 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
CAC 40 5,182.53 1.95 98.99 27 May
Xetra DAX 11,771.13 1.26 146.00 27 May
IBEX 35 11,431.10 1.70 190.80 27 May
FTSE MIB Index 23,861.07 2.29 534.12 27 May
SMI 9,396.24 1.33 123.56 27 May
Euro Stoxx 50 3,682.87 1.76 63.57 27 May
PSI 20 5,925.61 0.92 53.79 27 May
BEL 20 3,761.09 1.25 46.37 27 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
S&P 500 2,123.48 0.92 19.28 01:31
Dow Jones I.A. 18,162.99 0.67 121.45 27 May
Nasdaq 100 4,546.06 1.63 73.10 27 May
TSX Composite 15,110.47 0.40 59.66 27 May
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Hang Seng 27,673.02 -1.45 -408.19 04:50
Straits Times 3,417.20 -0.23 -7.74 04:50
Nikkei 225 20,609.28 0.67 136.70 03:50
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
GBP/EUR 1.4070 -0.06 -0.0009 05:52
GBP/USD 1.5343 -0.07 -0.0011 05:54
GBP/JPY 190.4550 0.27 0.5062 05:54
GBP/CHF 1.4564 -0.15 -0.0023 05:54
GBP/CAD 1.9139 0.10 0.0019 05:54
EUR/USD 1.0906 0.05 0.0006 05:54
USD/JPY 124.1270 0.32 0.4020 05:54
Name Price Chg.% Chg. Hour
Gold 1,185.85 0.04 0.45 27 May
Silver 16.66 -0.77 -0.13 27 May
Cattle 181.10 27.88 0.39 27 May
Brent Crude 63.04 -2.02 -1.30 27 May

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27-May-15 BODYCOTE BOY Landless, David F Exercise of option 8,187 @ 7.45p £61,034
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