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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 6939.09 | -78.55
FTSE 100 Chart
FTSE 250 | 17641.82 | -160.03
FTSE 250 Chart
Dow Jones I.A. | 18171.02 | +1.75
Dow Jones I.A. Chart
Xetra DAX | 10682.57 | -74.74
Xetra DAX Chart
CAC 40 | 4523.28 | -17.56
CAC 40 Chart


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 6939 -1.12
FTSE 250 17642 -0.90
FTSE 350 3822 -1.08
FTSE Small Cap 4994 -0.40
FTSE All-Share 3765 -1.06
FTSE Fledgling 8560 -0.29
techMARK 100 4260 -0.85
FTSE AIM All-Share 824 -0.14
FTSE AIM 50 4670 0.18
FTSE AIM 100 3960 0.05
CAC 40 4523 -0.39
Xetra DAX 10683 -0.69
AEX Index 454 -1.07
BEL 20 3566 -0.62
Dow Jones I.A. 18171 0.01
Nasdaq 100 4869 -0.47


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Vectura Group 139.40p +6.66
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 423.90p +5.50
Petra Diamonds Ltd.(DI) 157.30p +4.52
Sports Direct International 287.30p +4.28
FirstGroup 107.70p +2.77
Keller Group 690.00p +2.53
Name Price %
Morgan Advanced Materials 268.10p -3.56
Hunting 504.50p -3.72
BGEO Group 2,935.00p -3.87
Petrofac Ltd. 870.00p -3.87
Antofagasta 517.00p -4.35
Whitbread 3,536.00p -4.41


Vectura climbs on positive read-across from Novartis, Singer upgrade

(ShareCast News) - Shares in medical device group Vectura were given a boost by expectations of foreign currency gains and investors reading across results from Novartis, with which the London-listed company is partnered on a handful of products.

JRP raises £250m of sterling-denominated bonds

(ShareCast News) - JRP Group has raised £250m through 10-year sterling-denominated unrated bonds that will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Marks & Spencer beats retreat from France, reports say

(ShareCast News) - Marks & Spencer has reportedly begun a retreat from France as part of new chief executive Steve Rowe's turnaround plans.

Thursday preview: UK GDP, Debenhams finals, Barclays interims

(ShareCast News) - UK economic growth is expected to slow in the third quarter amid uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote.

Glaxo Q3 profit and revenue rise, boosted by weak pound

(ShareCast News) - Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline - which generates much of its revenue outside the UK - reported a jump in third-quarter profit on Wednesday as it benefited from the weakening of the pound following the UK's decision to leave the European Union in June.

Flybe chief executive Hammad fires ejector seat

(ShareCast News) - Flybe chief executive Saad Hammad has parted company from the beleaguered regional airline with its shares trading not far from all-time lows.

Banks' mortgage approvals rebound from low, BBA data shows

(ShareCast News) - Mortgage approvals from high street banks rebounded slightly in September, according to data from high street banks, after hitting a 19-month low in August.

CYBG confirms talks with RBS over Williams & Glyn branches

(ShareCast News) - CYBG, the parent company of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank, confirmed that it has proposed a bid for 300 branches under the Williams & Glyn brand from Royal Bank of Scotland.