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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 7246.77 | -0.89
FTSE 250 | 19802.91 | +149.34
Dow Jones I.A. | 24964.75 | -254.63
Xetra DAX | 12487.90 | +102.30
CAC 40 | 5289.86 | +33.68


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7247 -0.01
FTSE 250 19803 0.76
FTSE 350 4041 0.12
FTSE Small Cap 5701 -0.69
FTSE All-Share 3992 0.09
FTSE Fledgling 10846 -0.02
FTSE techMARK Focus 4456 1.29
FTSE AIM All-Share 1041 -0.03
FTSE AIM 50 6119 0.32
FTSE AIM 100 5388 0.08
CAC 40 5290 0.64
Xetra DAX 12488 0.83
AEX Index 533 0.79
BEL 20 3939 0.41
Dow Jones I.A. 24965 -1.01
Nasdaq 100 6780 0.13


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Fidessa Group 3,570.00p +22.47
Spire Healthcare Group 233.00p +5.91
Grafton Group Units 802.00p +5.25
Evraz 432.70p +5.02
Hikma Pharmaceuticals 985.60p +4.81
Ocado Group 510.20p +4.55
Name Price %
Capita 180.40p -2.83
HSBC Holdings 737.00p -3.09
Hochschild Mining 220.10p -3.72
McCarthy & Stone 134.50p -4.54
BHP Billiton 1,490.40p -4.58
Dunelm Group 578.50p -10.52


Wednesday preview: UK wages, US Fed minutes and Lloyds strategy in focus

(ShareCast News) - Wednesday is a big and busy day for macro news, with crucial UK labour market data, initial Eurozone purchasing managers' surveys and a closely watched set of FOMC minutes, plus corporate results from Lloyds Banking Group, Glencore and Barratt Developments.

The PRS REIT raises £250m to help fund massive housing pipeline

(ShareCast News) - Closed-ended real estate investment trust, the PRS REIT, announced on Tuesday that it has successfully raised gross proceeds of £250m through a recent placing.

Asda growth slows in fourth quarter, adding to Walmart disappointments

(ShareCast News) - Asda, Britain's third-largest supermarket chain, grew sales in the fourth quarter but it was far from enough to help parent Wamart from reporting a disappointing profits over the key festive period.

Bonduelle buys Del Monte rights in Canada from Conagra

(ShareCast News) - Bonduelle announced on Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with the New York-listed Conagra Brands, to acquire its Del Monte processed fruit and vegetable business in Canada.

TRIG portfolio tops £1bn as NAV rises

(ShareCast News) - Renewable energy investor Renewables Infrastructure Group saw profits beat expectations in its most recent fiscal year, as pre-tax profits rose by a third due to significant new investments made throughout 2017.

Grainger hires Mike Keaveney as land and development director

(ShareCast News) - Grainger has appointed Mike Keaveney as the residential landlord's director of land and development.

Fox increases news commitments to seal Sky deal

(ShareCast News) - 21st Century Fox has strengthened its commitments to investment in Sky's UK news channel in a bid to secure a takeover of the European cable network.

Melrose presses GKN offer as Corbyn ramps up political pressure

(ShareCast News) - Melrose Industries pressed the case for its £7.4bn bid for GKN as Jeremy Corbyn increased the political pressure over the turnaround company's proposed hostile takeover.