Recent Quotes (30 days)

You have no recent quotes
chg | %

Market summary

Aug 20 - Markets closed

World markets

Shanghai 2,240.21 -5.12 (-0.23%)
S&P 500 1,986.51 +4.91 (0.25%)
Nikkei 225 15,454.45 +4.66 (0.03%)
Hang Seng Index 25,159.76 +36.81 (0.15%)
TSEC 9,288.05 +44.27 (0.48%)
EURO STOXX 50 3,083.50 -7.61 (-0.25%)
CAC 40 4,240.79 -13.66 (-0.32%)
S&P TSX 15,561.95 +84.78 (0.55%)
S&P/ASX 200 5,634.60 +10.80 (0.19%)
BSE Sensex 26,314.29 -106.38 (-0.40%)
TA25 1,374.34 -4.54 (-0.33%)
KOSPI 2,072.78 +1.64 (0.08%)
SMI 8,527.91 +2.53 (0.03%)
ATX 2,274.24
IBOVESPA 58,878.24 +428.95 (0.73%)
SET 1,550.77 +7.92 (0.51%)
BIST100 78,866.91 -408.98 (-0.52%)
IBEX 10,420.90 +34.40 (0.33%)
WIG 52,304.36 +121.25 (0.23%)
TASI 10,716.24 +56.68 (0.53%)
MERVAL 7,202.97 -12.22 (-0.17%)

Currencies

GBP/USD 1.6596 +0.0002 (0.01%)
GBP/EUR 1.2517 0.0000 (0.00%)
GBP/JPY 172.2084 +0.0734 (0.04%)
GBP/HKD 12.8625 +0.0009 (0.01%)
GBP/CNY 10.2006 +0.0015 (0.01%)
GBP/AUD 1.7886 +0.0017 (0.09%)
What they said: the MPC minutes
Headwinds The central message of that guidance remained relevant: given the likely persistence of headwinds weighing on the economy, when Bank Rate did begin to rise, it was expected to do so only gradually.
Dissent makes rate rise more likely  
After a split Monetary Policy Committee vote, has forward guidance now lost all ...  
Market Chart
6,755.48 -23.83 (-0.35%)
15,748.92 -146.34 (-0.92%)
3,606.33 -15.01 (-0.41%)
3,309.51 -9.78 (-0.29%)

Top stories

... * FTSE 100 falls after 5-day winning run. * Ex-dividends take around 11 points off the index. * MPC minutes show two members voted for tightening.
The North Sea most eminent oil and gas tycoon has delivered a devastating blow to Alex Salmond's independence campaign by warning there are only 15 years of reserves left before its decline starts wreaking major damage on the Scottish economy.
Balfour Beatty investors said the prospect of a tie-up with construction industry rival Carillion is not yet dead in the water, after talks between the two sides collapsed.
... * Stocks ease as BoE minutes raise specter of rate hike * Fed minutes show no sign of change in rate policy * Euro below $1.33 for first time in nearly a year (Adds oil settlement) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Global equity markets eased ...
The number of people who are self-employed has increased by over 730,000 in the past six years, but average income has slumped by 22 per cent, a new study has revealed.

Trends

GainersChange Mkt Cap
BA69 City of London Investment Trust plc 8.00% 1,090.00M
NEPI New Europe Property Investments plc 7.69% 1,561.05M
FGP FirstGroup plc 6.11% 1,526.44M
AA AA PLC 2.64% 1,506.88M
BXP Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited 2.48% 17,466.55M
LosersChange Mkt Cap
CTYA City of London Investment Trust plc -26.32% 1,090.00M
BBY Balfour Beatty plc -6.68% 1,647.22M
HIK Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc -6.21% 3,381.53M
INVR Investec plc -3.77% 5,028.67M
COLT Colt Group SA -3.72% 1,266.87M
Excludes shares with mkt cap of less than �1,000M. Learn more