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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 7387.84 | +7.16
FTSE 250 | 19869.77 | +71.94
Dow Jones I.A. | 23393.69 | +35.45
Xetra DAX | 13061.69 | +67.96
CAC 40 | 5337.40 | +18.23


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7388 0.10
FTSE 250 19870 0.36
FTSE 350 4109 0.14
FTSE Small Cap 5751 0.01
FTSE All-Share 4057 0.14
FTSE Fledgling 10665 -0.02
FTSE techMARK Focus 4556 0.06
FTSE AIM All-Share 1022 -0.09
FTSE AIM 50 5813 0.32
FTSE AIM 100 5240 0.06
CAC 40 5337 0.34
Xetra DAX 13062 0.52
AEX Index 540 0.57
BEL 20 3962 0.20
Dow Jones I.A. 23394 0.15
Nasdaq 100 6323 0.13


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Diploma 1,207.00p +12.80
Thomas Cook Group 116.40p +4.58
Hikma Pharmaceuticals 1,088.50p +4.56
Computacenter 1,096.00p +3.79
ZPG Plc 341.80p +3.33
BTG 738.50p +3.29
Name Price %
Telecom Plus 1,182.03p -1.99
Woodford Patient Capital Trust 86.23p -2.01
Ocado Group 245.10p -2.70
Shire Plc 3,579.00p -2.70
Spire Healthcare Group 248.00p -8.05
Pershing Square Holdings Ltd NPV 13.45p -98.67


Shire appoints Thomas Dittrich as CFO

(ShareCast News) - Biopharmaceutical company Shire said on Monday that Thomas Dittrich will take up the role of chief financial officer early next year following a transition period from his current employer, Swiss engineering and manufacturing group Sulzer.

Barloworld maintains strength in full-year numbers

(ShareCast News) - Industrial brand management company Barloworld maintained its revenue and operating profit levels from continuing operations in the year to 30 September, it reported on Monday, at ZAR 62bn and ZAR 4.1bn, respectively.

Glencore appoints CFO to Katanga board after internal review

(ShareCast News) - Glencore said on Monday that it has nominated three new directors to the board of copper producer Katanga following the completion of an internal review of the group's accounting practices and the restatement of its financial statements.

Diploma's double-digit profit growth under controls

(ShareCast News) - Industrial component distributor Diploma grew annual pre-tax profit 19% and upped its dividend 15%, principally driven by increased activity in its controls unit.

William Hill canters through third quarter

(ShareCast News) - Bookmaker William Hill lifted net revenues 4% in the third quarter, with growth speeding from the first half of the year thanks to the McGregor-Mayweather fight.

Wood Group inks operating partnership with Ancala for North Sea pipeline

(ShareCast News) - Energy services firm John Wood Group began operations on a multi-million dollar contract on Monday that would see it act as the operating partner of the Scottish Area Gas Evacuation (SAGE) system and Beryl pipeline.

Mediclinic withdraws as Spire Healthcare rejects renewed offer

(ShareCast News) - Mediclinic International has walked away from talks to take over Spire Healthcare after the UK-focused hospital operator rejected a renewed offer.

Carillion wins place on UK school-building framework

(ShareCast News) - Carillion has been chosen as one of nine contractors to work on two lots on the government's school building framework, which it said should be worth a combined £2.6bn to the companies involved.