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Name Price Closing Change Closing Chg.% Time/Date
Gold $1,197.50 -6.2500 -0.5192% 2014-11-24 23:00:13
Silver $16.33 0.0300 0.1841% 2014-11-24 23:00:13
Cattle 1.72 -0.2216 -11.4380% 2014-11-24 12:31:42
Pigs 1.47 0.0000 0.0000% 2014-11-19 14:37:53
Lamb 1.70 -0.0669 -3.7782% 2014-11-24 12:32:00
Brent Crude $80.17 -0.3600 -0.4470% 2014-11-24 23:00:13
Krugerrand $1,208.50 -4.9000 -0.4038% 2014-11-24 23:00:13
Palladium $795.00 1.0000 0.1259% 2014-11-24 23:00:13
Platinum $1,222.00 -8.0000 -0.6504% 2014-11-24 23:00:13
German business confidence rebounds after six months of decline

German business confidence rebounds after six months of decline

Perhaps the most closely watched gauge of German business confidence broke a string of six consecutive declines in November. The IFO institute's German business climate index rose to a reading of 104.... [more]

Weidmann says ECB can only help in short-term, Spain needs to do more

Weidmann says ECB can only help in short-term, Spain needs to do more

Whereas monetary policy can influence so-called aggregate demand, or economic activity, in the short-term, it cannot boost growth prospects in a permanent fashion, Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann s... [more]

Weidmann says ECB can only help in short-term, Spain needs to do more

Weidmann says ECB can only help in short-term, Spain needs to do more

Whereas monetary policy can influence so-called aggregate demand, or economic activity, in the short-term, it cannot boost growth prospects in a permanent fashion, Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann s... [more]

ECB's Draghi speech has turned more urgent, heralding full-blown QE

ECB's Draghi speech has turned more urgent, heralding full-blown QE

The European Central Bank (ECB) is now set to act and in doing so may make it easier for others, such as the US Federal Reserve, to do so as well. Building on the steady momentum towards 'full-blown' ... [more]

Russia faces recession, as oil prices continue to drop

Russia faces recession, as oil prices continue to drop

The Russian finance minister has warned that the country's economy could plunge into a new recession. "We are losing around $40bn [26bn] per year due to geopolitical sanctions and we are losing some ... [more]

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FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Friends Life Group Limited 368.20 5.90 17:09
Smith & Nephew 1,142.00 4.40 17:09
BT Group 394.50 3.71 17:08
London Stock Exchange Group 2,172.00 3.28 17:00
Carnival 2,664.00 1.80 17:10

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Petrofac Ltd. 877.50 -26.45 17:10
Aviva 510.00 -5.38 17:10
Hargreaves Lansdown 958.50 -5.29 17:02
Sainsbury (J) 252.30 -2.85 17:10
BHP Billiton 1,621.00 -2.47 17:15