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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 7523.23 | +0.19
FTSE 250 | 20146.88 | +15.36
Dow Jones I.A. | 23328.63 | +165.59
Xetra DAX | 12991.28 | +1.18
CAC 40 | 5372.38 | +4.09

Indices

Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7523 0.00
FTSE 250 20147 0.08
FTSE 350 4181 0.02
FTSE Small Cap 5824 0.08
FTSE All-Share 4128 0.02
FTSE Fledgling 10656 -0.05
techMARK 100 4648 0.03
FTSE AIM All-Share 1020 -0.15
FTSE AIM 50 5826 -0.38
FTSE AIM 100 5184 -0.26
CAC 40 5372 0.08
Xetra DAX 12991 0.01
AEX Index 545 0.01
BEL 20 4083 0.42
Dow Jones I.A. 23329 0.71
Nasdaq 100 6109 0.27

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Top Movers

Name Price %
Spire Healthcare Group 261.30p +5.79
Provident Financial 935.00p +4.94
Vectura Group 103.40p +3.40
Evraz 327.10p +3.38
Standard Chartered 772.10p +3.13
NMC Health 2,908.00p +2.76
Name Price %
Acacia Mining 194.80p -8.11
Brown (N.) Group 312.10p -4.18
JD Sports Fashion 338.00p -4.06
Fresnillo 1,367.00p -3.60
Unilever 4,161.00p -3.21
Reckitt Benckiser Group 6,610.00p -2.65

News

Assura subsidiary issues £150m of privately-placed notes, increases debt facilities

(ShareCast News) - Assura's wholly-owned subsidiary, Assura Financing Limited, has issued £150m of privately placed notes and increased its debt facilities.

Gulf Keystone production, exports not impacted by fighting

(ShareCast News) - Gulf Keystone Petroleum, an independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, confirmed on Friday that operations continued safely and securely despite political instability in the surrounding region, with average production of 34,525 barrels of oil equivalent per day from the Shaikan oil field since the start of October.

Renishaw Q1 profit and revenue rise on Far East orders

(ShareCast News) - FSTE 250 engineer Renishaw reported a rise in first-quarter profit and revenue on Friday thanks in part to a number of large orders from Far East customers in the consumer electronics markets.

Renishaw Q1 profit and revenue rise on Far East orders

(ShareCast News) - FSTE 250 engineer Renishaw reported a rise in first-quarter profit and revenue on Friday thanks in part to a number of large orders from Far East customers in the consumer electronics markets.

Henry Boot signals bumper year given fast rate of completions

(ShareCast News) - Henry Boot updated the market on its current trading on Friday, saying that it continued to be "very strong" across all business segments - in particular within property development and land promotion.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals trading on track in first quarter

(ShareCast News) - Dechra Pharmaceuticals got off to a solid start across the board, the specialist veterinary medicines group said ahead of its annual shareholder meeting on Friday.

Interserve wins five-year facilities management contract with DWP

(ShareCast News) - Interserve has won a major facilities management contract with the UK government, as chatter about a possible bid for the troubled company grew louder after a succession of profit warnings this year.

Smiths Group agrees pension scheme deal with Canada Life

(ShareCast News) - Engineer Smiths Group has agreed a deal to insure £207m of its pension scheme with insurer Canada Life under a buy-in bulk annuity agreement.