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Apr 16 - Markets closed

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EURO STOXX 50 3,139.26 +47.74 (1.54%)
CAC 40 4,405.66 +60.31 (1.39%)
S&P TSX 14,424.62 +120.70 (0.84%)
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BSE Sensex 22,277.23 -207.70 (-0.92%)
TA25 1,400.15 +4.61 (0.33%)
KOSPI 1,992.21 -0.06 (0.00%)
SMI 8,322.70 +42.17 (0.51%)
ATX 2,465.68 +25.28 (1.04%)
IBOVESPA 51,019.57 +565.22 (1.12%)
SET 1,401.84 +12.68 (0.91%)
BIST100 72,399.37 -38.67 (-0.05%)
IBEX 10,267.90 +164.40 (1.63%)
WIG 50,913.63 -350.26 (-0.68%)
TASI 9,504.33 -0.70 (-0.01%)
MERVAL 5,211.59 +85.44 (1.67%)

Currencies

GBP/USD 1.6793 +0.0073 (0.44%)
GBP/EUR 1.2151 +0.0043 (0.36%)
GBP/JPY 171.8092 +1.5494 (0.91%)
GBP/HKD 13.0223 +0.0576 (0.44%)
GBP/CNY 10.4476 +0.0444 (0.43%)
GBP/AUD 1.7905 +0.0030 (0.17%)
Unemployment in Wales falls by 6000 to 6.8%
Unemployment has fallen again in Wales but there are concerns that the jobs being taken up are low paid and offer too few hours. Figures from the Office of National Statistics show the unemployment rate fell by 6,000 to 102,000 in the last quarter to 6.8%.
How Far Are We In The 'Decade Of Lost Wages'?  
UK wages rise above inflation after six-year squeeze  
Market Chart
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Top stories

Tesco has reported a 6.9pc decline in annual profits as Britain's biggest retailer struggles to reverse a fall in sales. The supermarket group went 20 years without reporting a drop in profits but has now reported declining earnings two years in a row.
Strong demand in China and growing online sales helped Burberry revenues rise in double digits. However, the management remains wary of weak profits due to strength in pound sterling.
Former bank boss Paul Flowers has been charged with possession of a cocktail of drugs including cocaine and crystal meth. Reverend Flowers , 63, reported to police in Leeds following a five-month investigation triggered by a sting operation.
Reports that Facebook has plans to enter the financial-services arena should send out a warning to traditional high-street banks. The social network, for all its mis-steps - such as concerns about personal-data mining - is still seen as a trusted company, while ...
On a good day for the wider market, shares that had been punished for their rich valuations were suddenly back in demand. Sports Direct, International Airlines Group and Ashtead - which had all been hit hard in the recent sell-off as investors sold out of ...

Trends

GainersChange Mkt Cap
SPD Sports Direct International Plc 5.63% 4,712.91M
GNC Greencore Group plc 5.62% 1,053.81M
SMDS DS Smith plc 5.23% 2,970.93M
AHT Ashtead Group plc 5.03% 4,469.69M
MAB Mitchells & Butlers plc 4.77% 1,834.53M
LosersChange Mkt Cap
NEPI New Europe Property Investments plc -13.78% 1,014.65M
LRE Lancashire Holdings Limited -5.34% 1,217.28M
COLT Colt Group SA -2.42% 1,295.44M
BET Betfair Group Ltd -1.97% 1,042.25M
FRES Fresnillo Plc -1.94% 6,514.14M
Excludes shares with mkt cap of less than �1,000M. Learn more