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Commodities

Name Price Closing Change Closing Chg.% Time/Date
Gold $1,295.00 -1.5000 -0.1157% 2014-08-20 23:00:12
Silver $19.42 -0.2400 -1.2208% 2014-08-20 23:00:12
Cattle 1.79 -0.0270 -1.4824% 2014-08-20 12:25:15
Pigs 1.58 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-08-20 13:56:52
Lamb 1.63 -0.0020 -0.1229% 2014-08-20 12:25:39
Brent Crude $102.29 1.0300 1.0172% 2014-08-20 23:00:12
Krugerrand $1,303.90 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-08-20 23:00:12
Palladium $868.00 -28.0000 -3.1250% 2014-08-20 23:00:12
Platinum $1,428.00 -15.0000 -1.0395% 2014-08-20 23:00:12
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Fed takes another step towards raising rates, minutes show

The release of minutes from the US Federal Open Market Committee showed that it, like its UK counterparts who also released minutes on Wednesday, was more hawkish than expected. The release of minute... [more]

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German minister accuses Qatar of financing IS

A German government minister has accused Qatar of financing the jihadist terror group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (Isis) Germany's development aid minister, Gerd Mueller, claims that... [more]

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Pakistan legislators to meet as protesters call for reform

Led by former cricket player Imran Khan, protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad marched in their thousands on the country's parliament in a plea for a government reform. Pakistan's political lead... [more]

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IS militants claim to have killed US journalist James Foley - UPDATE

Islamic State (IS) militants circulated a video online on Tuesday which showed the beheading of a man they claimed to be James Foley, an American photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria two years a... [more]

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London third-least liveable city in Europe, as Melbourne and Vienna top list

Melbourne remains the most "liveable" city in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, with London one of the least pleasant places to reside. The capital of the Australian state of V... [more]

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FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
United Utilities Group 890.00 1.60 17:01
Royal Mail 445.70 1.57 17:05
Rio Tinto 3,458.00 1.27 17:05
AstraZeneca 4,285.00 1.10 17:07
Anglo American 1,594.00 0.98 16:37

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
CRH 1,373.00 -3.85 17:01
3i Group 381.60 -2.65 17:01
Barratt Developments 359.60 -2.44 17:07
Associated British Foods 2,826.00 -2.38 17:05
Hammerson 601.50 -2.12 17:01