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FTSE 100 | 6838.05 | +21.15
FTSE 100 Chart
FTSE 250 | 17930.79 | +47.94
FTSE 250 Chart
Dow Jones I.A. | 18395.40 | -53.01
Dow Jones I.A. Chart
Xetra DAX | 10587.77 | +58.18
Xetra DAX Chart
CAC 40 | 4441.87 | +35.26
CAC 40 Chart


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 6838 0.31
FTSE 250 17931 0.27
FTSE 350 3786 0.30
FTSE Small Cap 4902 0.24
FTSE All-Share 3729 0.30
FTSE Fledgling 8242 0.01
techMARK 100 4334 0.23
FTSE AIM All-Share 793 0.40
FTSE AIM 50 4448 0.42
FTSE AIM 100 3761 0.36
CAC 40 4442 0.80
Xetra DAX 10588 0.55
AEX Index 453 0.68
BEL 20 3550 0.43
Dow Jones I.A. 18395 -0.29
Nasdaq 100 4784 0.17


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Amec Foster Wheeler 572.50p +6.61
SIG 126.50p +6.30
Shawbrook Group 231.60p +3.67
Restaurant Group 422.00p +3.58
Smurfit Kappa Group 1,949.00p +3.56
Hastings Group Holdings 223.30p +3.33
Name Price %
Worldwide Healthcare Trust 2,020.00p -4.63
Carillion 270.40p -4.01
Computacenter 740.00p -3.39
Vesuvius 348.00p -3.06
Allied Minds 372.80p -2.97
Big Yellow Group 725.50p -2.49


Directors dealings: Hikma's Said Darwazah buys £4.32m of shares

(ShareCast News) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals chairman and chief executive Said Darwazah has splashed on £4.32m worth of the firm's shares, just a day after they dived on comments from US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

Tesco to sell Euphorium Bakery business to Soho Coffee

(ShareCast News) - Supermarket chain Tesco has agreed to sell its Euphorium Bakery business to coffee shop chain Soho Coffee for an undisclosed sum.

Speedy Hire sells large mechanical plant fleet for GBP14.4m

(ShareCast News) - Tools, equipment and plant hire services company Speedy Hire announced the sale of its large mechanical plant fleet for £14.4m in cash to Ardent Hire Solutions.

SolGold placing raises $25.1m in first stage of financing

(ShareCast News) - Australian gold and copper miner SolGold confirmed its shareplacing on AIM on Friday, raising £16.1munder the first tranche of the deal negotiated with Maxit Capital.

The time is right for a Fox take-over of Sky, Macquarie says

(ShareCast News) - The time was ripe for Fox to pick-up the 61% of Sky which it did not already own, following the 32% year-to-date share price drop in the shares of latter is US dollar terms, analysts at Macquarie said.

Computacenter sees strength in French and German markets at half-year stage

(ShareCast News) - Strong performances in France and Germany drove a 2.8% rise in Computacenterīs revenues at the half-year stage to £1.48bn.

Segro sells London industrial estate for £79.5m

(ShareCast News) - Segro said it has exchanged contracts to sell the Heston & Airlinks Industrial Estate near Heathrow Airport to Capital Industrial Four BV for £79.5m.

Marshalls confident of FY results after solid first half

(ShareCast News) - Landscape products group Marshalls said it remained confident of meeting full year expectations after delivering a 21% rise in half year pre-tax profits to £25.1m.