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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 7490.57 | +42.45
FTSE 250 | 20048.61 | +42.34
Dow Jones I.A. | 24651.74 | +143.08
Xetra DAX | 13103.56 | +35.48
CAC 40 | 5349.30 | -7.84


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7491 0.57
FTSE 250 20049 0.21
FTSE 350 4162 0.51
FTSE Small Cap 5772 0.23
FTSE All-Share 4109 0.50
FTSE Fledgling 10718 -0.18
FTSE techMARK Focus 4562 -0.22
FTSE AIM All-Share 1015 0.01
FTSE AIM 50 5806 -0.03
FTSE AIM 100 5193 -0.15
CAC 40 5349 -0.15
Xetra DAX 13104 0.27
AEX Index 549 0.22
BEL 20 3992 0.18
Dow Jones I.A. 24652 0.58
Nasdaq 100 6466 1.20


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Hansteen Holdings 135.60p +5.61
TalkTalk Telecom Group 142.90p +5.00
Vedanta Resources 723.00p +4.78
Capital & Counties Properties 278.20p +3.65
Workspace Group 960.00p +3.50
Kaz Minerals 778.50p +3.32
Name Price %
Vectura Group 106.00p -5.36
Electra Private Equity 912.50p -4.00
Serco Group 93.95p -3.84
Mitie Group 192.50p -3.51
Restaurant Group 279.70p -3.39
Aggreko 758.00p -2.82


Luceco issues profit warning after accounting error

(ShareCast News) - Manufacturer and distributor of LED lighting products, Luceco, updated the market on its for the year to 31 December on Friday, reporting that it has seen gross margins weaken during the second half of the year.

Path enters conditional farm-in deal with 5P Energy

(ShareCast News) - Path Investments has entered into a conditional farm-in agreement with 5P Energy, it announced on Friday, in relation to the potential acquisition of a 50% participating interest in a producing gas field - the Alfeld-Elze II Licence and Gas Field in Germany.

SDL tumbles as it warns over 2017 earnings

(ShareCast News) - Shares in SDL tumbled on Friday after the software maker warned that its adjusted earnings for 2017 will be below current market expectations if some of its software deals don't close by the end of this year.

Ryanair to recognise unions as it looks to avert strike disruption

(ShareCast News) - Budget airline Ryanair is set to recognise pilot unions for the first time in its history as it looks to avoid strikes over Christmas.

Trinity Mirror reports mixed sales news as Northern & Shell talks progress

(ShareCast News) - Trinity Mirror said it was making "good progress" with talks to acquire the Daily Express and Daily Star and that digital revenues had risen in the fourth quarter but overall sales were lower.

SThree sees full-year profit slightly ahead of market views

(ShareCast News) - Recruiter SThree hailed a strong finish to the year on Friday as it said adjusted pre-tax profit is expected to be slightly ahead of current market consensus.

Tritax Big Box extends debt facility

(ShareCast News) - Real estate investment trust Tritax Big Box has agreed terms to extend the maturity on its existing loan facility with Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale.

Aveva awaits US approval for Schneider merger, disappointed on tax ruling

(ShareCast News) - Aveva's £3bn agreed merger with Schneider Electric is expected to gain final regulatory approval by mid-February, though the industrial software group was disappointed by a UK tax ruling on the deal.