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Name Price Closing Change Closing Chg.% Time/Date
Gold $1,232.75 -11.0000 -0.8844% 2014-10-23 19:00:12
Silver $17.07 -0.2900 -1.6705% 2014-10-23 19:00:12
Cattle 1.80 -0.0113 -0.6227% 2014-10-23 12:39:15
Pigs 1.52 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-10-22 13:46:11
Lamb 1.55 0.0042 0.2713% 2014-10-23 12:39:27
Brent Crude $85.85 -0.8000 -0.9233% 2014-10-23 19:00:12
Krugerrand $1,238.00 -16.7000 -1.3310% 2014-10-23 19:00:12
Palladium $773.00 -1.0000 -0.1292% 2014-10-23 19:00:12
Platinum $1,261.00 -9.0000 -0.7087% 2014-10-23 19:00:12
US jobless claims rise 17,000, but four-week average hits 14-year low

US jobless claims rise 17,000, but four-week average hits 14-year low

Weekly jobless claims in the US picked up as expected last week after hitting their lowest level since 2000, but remained below the key 300,000 mark for the sixth week in a row. Initial claims for une... [more]

HSBC Chinese manufacturing PMI improves in October, but weakness remains.

HSBC Chinese manufacturing PMI improves in October, but weakness remains.

The HSBC 'flash' purchasing managers' index (PMI) for Chinese manufacturing rose to 50.4 in October, but while overall growth picked up there were still some signs of weakness in the data. The headlin... [more]

US CPI rises slightly faster than expected in September

US CPI rises slightly faster than expected in September

US consumer prices remained unchanged in September at a 1.7% year-on-year rate of change, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labour Statistics. That was one tenth of a percentage point... [more]

Commodities: Copper and oil gain on Chinese data

Commodities: Copper and oil gain on Chinese data

Three-month copper futures on the LME gained 1.66% to $6,669 per metric tonne out on the LME following a smaller than expected slowdown in Chinese economic growth in the third quarter. Front month Wes... [more]

Eleven Eurozone banks poised to fail stress tests - UPDATE

Eleven Eurozone banks poised to fail stress tests - UPDATE

As markets prepare for the official results of the European Central Bank (ECB) stress tests and asset quality review on Sunday, a report stated that 11 Eurozone banks would fail similar tests by the E... [more]

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FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 384.00 3.45 16:59
Intertek Group 2,595.00 2.89 17:03
GlaxoSmithKline 1,412.00 2.54 17:07
CRH 1,377.00 1.62 17:05
Severn Trent 1,994.00 1.53 17:03

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tesco 171.00 -6.56 17:07
Tullow Oil 505.50 -4.17 16:59
Unilever 2,440.00 -3.71 17:01
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 153.10 -3.04 17:09
Randgold Resources Ltd. 4,082.00 -2.11 17:09