Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,498.75 -0.58% -44.12
FTSE 250 20,076.40 -0.91% -183.37
FTSE All-Share 4,114.62 -0.63% -25.99
Euro Stoxx 50 3,586.35 -0.92% -33.30
Bats UK 100 12,741.77 -0.57% -73.01
Bats UK 250 18,297.50 -0.94% -173.28
S&P 500 2,561.26 0.14% 3.62
Brent Crude 57.88 0.10% 0.06
Dow Jones I.A. 23,157.60 0.70% 160.16
Gold 1,280.20 -0.35% -4.55
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Bats UK 100 12,742.31 -0.57% -72.47
Bats UK 250 18,297.85 -0.94% -172.93
Bats UK 350 13,429.89 -0.62% -83.97
Bats FR 40 15,009.41 -0.69% -104.49
Bats UK All Companies 13,314.50 -0.62% -83.05
Bats UK Small Companies 12,454.89 -0.27% -34.05
Bats DE 30 14,921.22 -0.79% -119.14
Bats UK Alternative 100 13,608.73 -0.06% -8.08
Bats IT 40 10,985.22 -1.12% -124.60
Bats CH 20 14,162.16 -0.68% -97.38
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
FTSE 100 7,499.33 -0.58% -43.54
FTSE 250 20,075.91 -0.91% -183.86
FTSE All-Share 4,114.86 -0.62% -25.75
FTSE Small Cap 5,816.18 -0.31% -18.25
techMARK 100 4,640.11 -0.42% -19.53
FTSE AIM 50 5,824.77 -0.47% -27.31
Bats UK 100 12,742.31 -0.57% -72.47
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
CAC 40 5,348.35 -0.66% -35.46
Xetra DAX 12,936.85 -0.81% -106.18
IBEX 35 10,183.70 -0.87% -89.70
FTSE MIB Index 22,063.04 -1.30% -291.65
Euro Stoxx 50 3,589.73 -0.83% -29.92
SMI 9,309.61 0.43% 39.75
PSI 20 5,431.14 -0.55% -30.05
BEL 20 4,047.72 -0.68% -27.53
AEX 542.11 -1.02% -5.57
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
S&P 500 2,561.26 0.14% 3.62
Dow Jones I.A. 23,157.60 0.70% 160.16
Nasdaq 100 6,114.35 -0.13% -8.26
TSX Composite 15,782.16 -0.22% -34.74
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Hang Seng 28,159.09 -1.92% -552.67
Nikkei 225 21,448.52 0.40% 85.47
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1131 -0.61% -0.0068
GBP/USD 1.3173 -0.25% -0.0033
GBP/JPY 148.2813 -0.58% -0.8632
GBP/CHF 1.2846 -0.83% -0.0107
GBP/CAD 1.6419 -0.22% -0.0036
EUR/USD 1.1834 0.36% 0.0042
USD/JPY 112.5500 -0.36% -0.4080
Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,280.20 -0.35% -4.55
Silver 17.02 0.44% 0.07
Brent Crude 57.88 0.10% 0.06
Krugerrand 1,305.45 -0.93% -12.30
Palladium 978.00 -0.81% -8.00
Platinum 925.00 -0.32% -3.00

UK retail sales weaker than forecast, adding to BoE doubts

UK retail sales fell more than expected last month, official figures confirmed on Thursday, further muddying the waters over whether the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month.

Unilever sales fall short but silver linings in emerging markets, cost savings

Sales growth fell short of expectations for the third quarter, with turnover negative.

London midday: FTSE and pound both fall after weak retail numbers

FTSE and sterling ebbed lower by midday on Thursday after disappointing retail data.

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Spain expected to suspend Catalan autonomy as Puigdemont refuses to back down

Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy is expected to press ahead with Article 155 to suspend autonomy for Catalonia after regional president Carles Puigdemont refused to revoke his suspended declaration of independence.

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Interserve shares tumble to lows after another profit warning

Construction group issued a second profit warning in as many months, as well as confirming it could breach banking covenants and had made further provisions for its exit from Energy from Waste contracts.

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SEGRO sees solid rental growth in third quarter

Property investment firm updated the market on its trading for the period from 1 July to 18 October on Thursday, reporting that it contracted £8.8m of new headline rent in the third quarter.

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China GDP grows at steady clip in Q3, but economists anticipate slowdown

China's economy continued expanding at a steady clip last quarter, although some economists believed tighter economic policy was set to weigh on the pace of expansion.

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Brewdog launches yet another fundraising round

Scottish beer maker Brew Dog set itself the lofty ambition of becoming the world's biggest crowdfunded business in history after it formally announced its plan to raise as much as £50m.

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New US clients boost Eckoh in first half

Secure payment products and customer contact solutions provider Eckoh updated the market on its trading on Wednesday, for the six months to 30 September.

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Ubisense wins contract with 'premium' German carmaker

Enterprise location intelligence solutions provider Ubisense announced a new contract win in Europe for its RTLS SmartSpace division on Wednesday.

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CloudCall raises £3.7m through two placings

Cloud-based software business CloudCall announced on Tuesday that it has raised approximately £3. 5m before expenses, by way of a placing of 2,457,774 new ordinary shares at 143. 5p.

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