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FTSE 100: 6837.91992188 - 16:35:29
FTSE 100 6,837.9199 18.6300 0.2732% 19/09/2014
DOW JONES 17,308.0898 13.7498 0.0796% 19/09/2014
NASDAQ 100 4,100.0928 26.5261 0.6512% 19/09/2014
EUR/USD 1.2810 -0.0110 -0.8400% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GBP/USD 1.6290 -0.0160 -0.9580% 01/01/70 00:00:00
GOLD 1,219.7500 -0.0075 -0.0615% 19/09/14 22:00:12
BRENT CRUDE 97.8500 -0.0084 -0.8512% 19/09/14 22:00:12
UK RISK PREMIUM 150.0000 0.0000 0.0000% 19/09/14 17:20:01
BITCOIN/USD 135.0000 135.0000 0.0000% 25/02/14 01:59:06

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
3i Group 398.90 3.29 17:11
St James's Place 721.00 3.00 17:13
Direct Line Insurance Group 300.00 2.74 17:11
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 366.00 2.46 17:13
Babcock International Group 1,091.00 2.44 17:11

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Randgold Resources Ltd. 4,355.00 -1.69 17:13
Rio Tinto 3,179.00 -1.56 17:13
Wolseley 3,315.00 -1.40 17:15
BHP Billiton 1,793.50 -1.27 17:11
Anglo American 1,472.00 -1.17 17:11

Top News

Alibaba shares soar in stock market debut - UPDATE

Alibaba shares soar in stock market debut - UPDATE

The Alibaba Group started trading at $92.70 per share on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), versus the $68 per share at which it had been priced. ...[more]

London close: FTSE ends with modest gains after Scottish vote, Salmond quits

London close: FTSE ends with modest gains after Scottish vote, Salmond quits

London-listed stocks ended the final session of the week with decent gains, although the final figure was notably lower than the level seen earlier in the day following the Scottish referendum result.

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Surgical Innovations dives after profit warning

Surgical Innovations dives after profit warning

Revenue and profit will be significantly below expectations....[more]

BrainJuicer Group reports modest revenue in 1H

BrainJuicer Group reports modest revenue in 1H

Market research agency blamed strong currencies....[more]

Clean Air Power expects disappointing results

Clean Air Power expects disappointing results

San Diego based developer expects results to be ?significantly below? average. ...[more]

Norcros chairman builds holding

Norcros chairman builds holding

Martin Towers acquires 120,000 shares in home consumer products group....[more]

Scots stay in UK, but investors leave

Scots stay in UK, but investors leave

European equity funds however saw their largest weekly redemptions in more than three years. ...[more]

Investec positive on Domino Printing

Investec positive on Domino Printing

Inkjet and laser printing company delivered "reassuring" trading update....[more]

FTSE 100 movers: RBS rises strongly after referendum result

FTSE 100 movers: RBS rises strongly after referendum result

Royal Bank of Scotland made strong gains following the announcement of the referendum on Scottish independence.

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Evraz confirms plans of an IPO for North American unit

Evraz confirms plans of an IPO for North American unit

The company confirmed on Friday it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of its N.American subsidiary...[more]

Canaccord upgrades Chemring to 'hold' after turnaround

Canaccord upgrades Chemring to 'hold' after turnaround

Hikes its target price from 160p to 225p....[more]

Surgical Innovations dives after profit warning

Surgical Innovations dives after profit warning

AIM-listed Surgical Innovations Group has warned that both its revenue and profit will be "significantly below market expectations" for the full year.

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Market Buzz [more]

Norcros chairman builds holding

Norcros chairman builds holding

Fri, 19 September 2014

Norcros chairman Martin Towers has acquired 120,000 shares in the home consumer products group.... [more]

Sector movers: Mining stocks track metal prices lower

Fri, 19 September 2014

Mining stocks didnt join in with the post-Scottish referendum euphoria on Friday with share prices in the sector down an average 0.6% in afternoon trade.... [more]

Broker tips: Aveva, Chemring, Domino Printing

Fri, 19 September 2014

UBS has substantially reduced its target price for Aveva after the engineering software group's recent profit warning, but has kept a positive stance on the stock, saying "it would be wrong to sell no... [more]

Company News [more]

Clean Air Power readies shareholders for disappointing results

Clean Air Power readies shareholders for disappointing results

Fri, 19 September 2014

Clean Air Power (CAP), a San Diego based developer of compression-ignited natural gas engine management systems, expects results to be “significantly below” average due to trading difficul... [more]

Lansdowne Oil & Gas widens losses in first half

Fri, 19 September 2014

Lansdowne Oil & Gas (LOGP) widened its first half loss as operating expenses increased significantly.... [more]

Tandem Group swings to profit

Fri, 19 September 2014

Tandem Group, the Britain-based designer, developer and distributor of sports and leisure products, swung to profit in the first six months of 2014.... [more]

Economic News [more]

Barclays expects full-blown QE from ECB in Q1 2015

Fri, 19 September 2014

The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to extend its new asset purchase programme by adding central government bonds (EGBs) by the first quarter of 2015, according to Barclays' analysts.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

Norcros chairman builds holding

Fri, 19 September 2014

Norcros chairman Martin Towers has acquired 120,000 shares in the home consumer products group.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Eurozone PMIs and IFO in focus

Fri, 19 September 2014

The flow of macroeconomic data will slowdown significantly over the coming week, with the key risk events moving towards the Eurozone.... [more]