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Name Price Closing Change Closing Chg.% Time/Date
Gold $1,164.25 -37.7500 -3.1406% 2014-10-31 23:00:12
Silver $16.20 -0.5800 -3.4565% 2014-10-31 23:00:12
Cattle 1.92 0.0827 4.4977% 2014-10-31 12:20:32
Pigs 1.51 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-10-29 13:04:07
Lamb 1.65 0.0365 2.2674% 2014-10-31 12:20:39
Brent Crude $84.84 -1.4800 -1.7146% 2014-10-31 23:00:12
Krugerrand $1,172.00 -35.5000 -2.9400% 2014-10-31 23:00:12
Palladium $784.00 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-10-31 23:00:12
Platinum $1,227.00 -16.0000 -1.2872% 2014-10-31 23:00:12
University of Michigan consumer confidence gauge rises to 86.9 in October

University of Michigan consumer confidence gauge rises to 86.9 in October

The 'final' reading on the University of Michigan's consumer confidence index came in at 86.9 points for the end of October, besting the 86.4 forecast by economists. The expectations sub-index advance... [more]

US Chicago PMI shoots past forecasts

US Chicago PMI shoots past forecasts

The US Chicago regional purchasing managers' index for the manufacturing sector shot up to a reading of 66.2 in October, following a print of 60.5 in the month before. The consensus estimate had been ... [more]

US employment cost index edges past forecasts

US employment cost index edges past forecasts

The US employment cost index increased by at a 0.7% quarter-on-quarter pace in the three months to September, according to the Department of Labour. Versus a year ago it registered an increase of 2.2%... [more]

US consumption expenditures failed to deliver in September

US consumption expenditures failed to deliver in September

Personal income and spending increased by 0.2% month-on-month in September but consumption expenditures were off by 0.2%, figures from the US Department of Commerce revealed. That was a notably poorer... [more]

Commodities: Oil futures down after OPEC raises production in October

Commodities: Oil futures down after OPEC raises production in October

Front month West Texas crude futures ended the session lower by 81 cents at $81.12 per barrel on the NYMEX. Data out on Thursday revealed that production from OPEC, the producers' cartel, reached a 14... [more]

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FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Barclays 240.80 8.20 16:59
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 388.00 6.21 17:03
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 409.20 4.74 16:48
St James's Place 742.50 4.56 16:59
ARM Holdings 875.00 4.35 16:59

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Randgold Resources Ltd. 3,678.00 -2.67 17:01
Fresnillo 695.00 -2.65 17:09
Direct Line Insurance Group 275.70 -1.95 17:01
TUI Travel 398.60 -0.55 17:01
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 154.80 -0.51 17:09