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Chart Snapshot

FTSE 100 | 7244.41 | -7.98
FTSE 250 | 19801.05 | +64.99
Dow Jones I.A. | 25309.99 | +347.51
Xetra DAX | 12483.79 | +21.88
CAC 40 | 5317.37 | +8.14


Name Value Today Change %
FTSE 100 7244 -0.11
FTSE 250 19801 0.33
FTSE 350 4040 -0.03
FTSE Small Cap 5727 0.29
FTSE All-Share 3992 -0.02
FTSE Fledgling 10890 -0.15
FTSE techMARK Focus 4409 -1.00
FTSE AIM All-Share 1043 0.32
FTSE AIM 50 6165 0.37
FTSE AIM 100 5410 0.39
CAC 40 5317 0.15
Xetra DAX 12484 0.18
AEX Index 534 0.27
BEL 20 3973 -0.16
Dow Jones I.A. 25310 1.39
Nasdaq 100 6897 1.99


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Top Movers

Name Price %
Phoenix Group Holdings (DI) 815.00p +7.31
CLS Holdings 224.50p +6.40
TalkTalk Telecom Group 102.80p +5.22
BT Group 244.05p +5.04
Hunting 644.50p +4.29
Playtech 782.20p +4.04
Name Price %
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 587.20p -5.69
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 268.40p -4.82
SIG 143.10p -4.60
Vectura Group 72.25p -4.18
Man Group 179.15p -3.97
Smurfit Kappa Group 2,496.00p -3.85


Crest Nicholson says Farnham regeneration agreement now unconditional

(ShareCast News) - FTSE 250 residential developer Crest Nicholson said on Friday that its development agreement with Waverley Borough Council to deliver the £115m Brightwells regeneration of Farnham Town Centre is now unconditional.

Coventry Building Society posts impressive set of 2017 numbers

(ShareCast News) - Coventry Building Society announced its results for the year ended 31 December on Friday, reporting "strong growth" in mortgages, with mortgage assets increasing £3bn to £35.9bn, representing growth of 9%.

Astra and MSD get positive cancer news from EU agency

(ShareCast News) - AstraZeneca and US partner Merck & Co (MSD) have received a positive opinion from European drug regulators over their ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer therapy.

Ofcom to open up BT poles, ban regional pricing in push for 'full fibre'

(ShareCast News) - More British broadband users are set to benefit from super-fast internet speeds, after a draft decision by Ofcom today that will halve the upfront cost of building 'full-fibre' broadband networks.

Kingspan warns of further declines UK construction amid 'Brexit quagmire'

(ShareCast News) - Irish insulation and building envelope solutions group Kingspan warned investors on Friday that a steep decline seen in demand for its insulated panels was likely to continue due to the "Brexit quagmire".

SeaBird shares soar after doubling quarterly revenues

(ShareCast News) - Shares in seismic data provider SeaBird skyrocketed on Friday after the firm announced that revenues in the three months leading to 31 December had come in at more than twice those recorded during the previous quarter.

William Hill pleased with adjusted results and outlook

(ShareCast News) - William Hill announced its final results for the 52 weeks ended 26 December on Friday, with adjusted net revenue rising 7% to £1.71bn.

Persimmon's top three slash their own bonuses

(ShareCast News) - Persimmon announced amendments to its 2012 Long Term Incentive Plan entitlements on Friday, affecting CEO Jeff Fairburn, CFO Mike Killoran, and group managing director Dave Jenkinson.