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Commodities

Name Price Closing Change Closing Chg.% Time/Date
Gold $1,203.75 13.7500 1.1555% 2014-11-21 23:00:16
Silver $16.30 0.1000 0.6173% 2014-11-21 23:00:16
Cattle 1.94 0.0622 3.3170% 2014-11-21 12:48:58
Pigs 1.47 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-11-19 14:37:53
Lamb 1.77 0.0311 1.7878% 2014-11-21 12:49:11
Brent Crude $80.53 1.6100 2.0400% 2014-11-21 23:00:16
Krugerrand $1,213.40 13.8000 1.1504% 2014-11-21 23:00:16
Palladium $794.00 24.0000 3.1169% 2014-11-21 23:00:16
Platinum $1,230.00 26.0000 2.1595% 2014-11-21 23:00:16
ECB begins buying asset-backed securities

ECB begins buying asset-backed securities

The European Central Bank (ECB) has started buying asset-backed securities in an attempt to encourage banks to lend and boost the stagnant economy. "Following publication of legal act on the implement... [more]

Support is shaky as Japan PM calls for snap election on 'Abenomics'

Support is shaky as Japan PM calls for snap election on 'Abenomics'

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament's lower house on Friday ahead of a snap election on December 14. Two years after returning to power, Abe promised that "Japan is back" and now seeks a fr... [more]

China cuts interest rates to boost economic growth

China cuts interest rates to boost economic growth

China has slashed its costs of borrowing for the first time since July 2012 on Friday, in a bid to kick-start its flagging economy. The country's central bank reduced its one-year benchmark lending ra... [more]

Citigroup to be ousted from ECB FX Group

Citigroup to be ousted from ECB FX Group

Citigroup was expelled from the foreign-exchange market liaison group of the European Central Bank (ECB) after the bank was fined for rigging currency exchange rates. Citigroup was ejected from the pa... [more]

Sterling to surge to 15-year high against Euro by 2017, says Goldman Sachs

Sterling to surge to 15-year high against Euro by 2017, says Goldman Sachs

Sterling will climb relentlessly against the euro over the next three years, reaching levels last seen over a decade ago, researchers at Goldman Sachs believe. According to the bank's new forecasts, t... [more]

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FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Anglo American 1,380.00 6.69 17:07
Rio Tinto 3,042.00 6.18 17:13
Tullow Oil 505.00 5.80 17:02
Fresnillo 763.50 5.31 16:46
BHP Billiton 1,662.00 5.02 17:09

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Imperial Tobacco Group 2,885.00 -1.33 17:11
TUI Travel 423.40 -0.87 17:00
Carnival 2,617.00 -0.80 17:08
easyJet 1,553.00 -0.77 17:07
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 377.70 -0.76 17:08