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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 7439.29 | -8.50
FTSE 250 | 19658.42 | -24.19
Dow Jones I.A. | 21397.29 | -12.74
Xetra DAX | 12794.00 | +19.74
CAC 40 | 5281.93 | +7.67


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7439 -0.11
FTSE 250 19658 -0.12
FTSE 350 4125 -0.12
FTSE Small Cap 5615 0.24
FTSE All-Share 4069 -0.10
FTSE Fledgling 10028 0.14
techMARK 100 4677 0.47
FTSE AIM All-Share 968 -0.31
FTSE AIM 50 5495 -0.13
FTSE AIM 100 4864 -0.18
CAC 40 5282 0.15
Xetra DAX 12794 0.15
AEX Index 519 -0.21
BEL 20 3853 -0.43
Dow Jones I.A. 21397 -0.06
Nasdaq 100 5780 -0.04


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Evraz 189.60p +8.03
AA 221.90p +4.97
Aveva Group 2,070.00p +4.92
Shire Plc 4,626.00p +3.72
Provident Financial 2,447.00p +3.64
Rotork 242.30p +3.64
Name Price %
Clarkson 2,532.00p -3.17
PayPoint 947.00p -3.47
Paragon Group Of Companies 425.60p -3.78
Aldermore Group 217.20p -3.81
United Utilities Group 898.50p -4.21
JD Sports Fashion 396.50p -4.62


Friday preview: Eurozone and US flash PMIs to give early GDP growth reading

(ShareCast News) - The UK corporate diary is all but empty on Friday, with most financial events happening away on foreign shores, with first 'flash' readings of June surveys for the eurozone and US.

Chemring interim losses narrow, dividend reinstated

(ShareCast News) - Defence group Chemring reported a narrowing of its first-half losses on Thursday as revenue grew and the company reinstated its dividend.

Diageo's $1bn acquisition of George Clooney tequila 'might be a bargain'

(ShareCast News) - Diageo has agreed to acquire super-premium US tequila brand Casamigos for $1bn from actor George Clooney and other founders, which may disappoint investors who expected the drinks group to announce a cash return instead.

Inmarsat wins GX Aviation contract with Colombian airline Avianca

(ShareCast News) - Satellite communications services provider Inmarsat said on Thursday that Colombia's Avianca has become the first Latin American airline to adopt its in-flight connectivity solution GX Aviation.

Tesco call centre closure to put 1,100 jobs at risk

(ShareCast News) - Supermarket chain Tesco could be set to lay off as many as 1,100 people after it announced that it planned to close a call centre in Cardiff.

Go-Ahead bus operations flat while Southern drags on rail

(ShareCast News) - Passenger transport operator Go-Ahead Group announced its pre-close trading update for the year to 1 July on Thursday, ahead of its full year results announcement on 7 September.

Slew of companies shortlisted for South East and West Coast rail franchises

(ShareCast News) - A number of London-listed, privately held and foreign companies were celebrating early success in two rail franchise tenders on Thursday, as the Department for Transport published the shortlists for two busy routes.

CMA clears way for Standard Life-Aberdeen merger

(ShareCast News) - The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the way for the proposed £3.8bn merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.