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FTSE 100 | 7281.52 | +16.84
FTSE 100 Chart
FTSE 250 | 19633.89 | +31.06
FTSE 250 Chart
Dow Jones I.A. | 20763.89 | +216.13
Dow Jones I.A. Chart
Xetra DAX | 12472.32 | +17.34
Xetra DAX Chart
CAC 40 | 5285.07 | +16.22
CAC 40 Chart


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7282 0.23
FTSE 250 19634 0.16
FTSE 350 4051 0.22
FTSE Small Cap 5508 0.35
FTSE All-Share 3996 0.22
FTSE Fledgling 9787 0.22
techMARK 100 4513 0.35
FTSE AIM All-Share 955 0.24
FTSE AIM 50 5347 0.34
FTSE AIM 100 4694 0.41
CAC 40 5285 0.31
Xetra DAX 12472 0.14
AEX Index 526 0.38
BEL 20 3895 0.18
Dow Jones I.A. 20764 1.05
Nasdaq 100 5508 1.21


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Elementis 313.50p +5.06
Weir Group 2,080.00p +3.84
Ascential 342.40p +3.51
Carillion 223.00p +3.10
Petrofac Ltd. 853.00p +3.02
Tullow Oil 217.30p +2.55
Name Price %
Vectura Group 139.70p -2.03
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels 446.80p -2.21
Daejan Holdings 6,590.00p -2.30
Dunelm Group 605.50p -2.96
Cobham 130.70p -3.40
Whitbread 3,970.00p -7.82


Connect Group's H1 profit, revenue slip as dividend rises

(ShareCast News) - Connect Group's shares fell more than 3% as a rise in interim dividend failed to impress investors disgruntled by slips in first-half revenue and pre-tax profit.

WS Atkins shares keep rising after activist Elliott confirms stake

(ShareCast News) - The takeover of WS Atkins by Canadian rival may not be signed sealed and delivered quite yet, as US activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors has scooped up a 6.8% stake in the London-listed engineering consultant .

Unisys Corporation narrows loss in first quarter

(ShareCast News) - Information technology company Unisys posted its first quarter financial results on Tuesday, reporting an operating profit margin of -0.4%, up 370 basis points year-on-year.

Whitbread warns of tough consumer outlook

(ShareCast News) - Whitbread delivered a mixed set of full year results and while it reported a good start to 2017, warned of a tougher consumer environment than last year for its Premier Inn hotels and Costs coffee shops.

Landshypotek Bank CEO to leave

(ShareCast News) - Landshypotek Bank's chief executive Liza Nyberg is to leave the member-owned Swedish mortgage lender in order to become chief executive of Collector AB and Collector Bank.

Premier Oil refinancing deal on track as holders enter lock-up agreement

(ShareCast News) - Premier Oil said on Tuesday that holders of more than 75% of its $245m convertible bonds have entered into a lock-up agreement, which commits them to vote in favour of the proposed refinancing on the terms of that agreement.

Amec Foster Wheeler confirms no dividend after 2016 earnings fall

(ShareCast News) - Amec Foster Wheeler posted its final, audited results for the 2016 year on Tuesday, confirming they were "in line" with the 13 March update it released last month.

Carpetright sees FY profit at lower end of market expectations

(ShareCast News) - Specialist carpet and floor coverings retailer Carpetright said on Tuesday that its full-year profit is expected to be towards the lower end of the current range of market expectations for underlying pre-tax profit of £13.9m to £16.2m.