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Commodities

Name Price Closing Change Closing Chg.% Time/Date
Gold $1,294.50 -4.7500 -0.3656% 2014-07-30 23:00:12
Silver $20.54 -0.1000 -0.4845% 2014-07-30 23:00:12
Cattle 1.74 0.0124 0.7198% 2014-07-30 12:28:58
Pigs 1.61 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-07-30 14:06:35
Lamb 1.67 -0.0008 -0.0479% 2014-07-31 12:16:42
Brent Crude $107.51 0.2600 0.2424% 2014-07-30 23:00:12
Krugerrand $1,302.00 -5.9000 -0.4511% 2014-07-30 23:00:12
Palladium $878.00 -1.0000 -0.1138% 2014-07-30 23:00:12
Platinum $1,480.00 -5.0000 -0.3367% 2014-07-30 23:00:12
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Eurozone unemployment and inflation fall to new lows

Eurozone unemployment unexpectedly ticked down to a 21-month low, according to Eurostat data for June, with experts still suggesting there is spare capacity in the market. Specifically, the jobless r... [more]

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Commodities: Gold and oil slip as US dollar strengthens

Gold futures for December delivery ended the day $3.6 lower at $1,296.70/oz. on COMEX. Front month West Texas crude futures finished off by 86 cents at $100.27/barrel out on the NYMEX. Adding to the... [more]

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Eurozone inflation at 2009 low, ups pressure on ECB

Inflation in the Eurozone decreased yet again in July to its lowest level since 2009 and increased the pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to take additional measures at their policy meeting. ... [more]

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German unemployment decreases, retail sales mixed

Germany registered a larger-than-expected fall in the number of unemployed in July, even though the jobless rate remained unchanged, according to data published by the German Statistics Office on Thur... [more]

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Ebola fears spark emergency Cobra meeting

The UK government has called a meeting of its emergency Cobra committee to prepare precautions should the outbreak of Ebola virus currently gripping west Africa spread to these shores. The European U... [more]

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FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Royal Dutch Shell 'B' 2,579.00 3.62 14:11
Royal Dutch Shell 'A' 2,455.00 3.04 14:11
Intu Properties 328.20 2.47 14:11
GlaxoSmithKline 1,440.50 1.09 14:11
BT Group 391.80 1.01 14:11

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Schroders 2,394.00 -4.20 14:11
St James's Place 730.00 -3.31 14:11
Weir Group 2,583.00 -3.19 14:11
Lloyds Banking Group 74.05 -3.09 14:11
Barratt Developments 347.10 -2.96 14:11