Market numbers: Friday 4th December 2009
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,322.36, up 9.36 points or 0.18% on the day and up 76.63 points (+1.46%) over the week.
The index has risen from 4,434.20 since the start of 2009, a rise of 888.16 points or 20.03%. Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 4,163.60 (1,158.76 points or 27.84%).
£1 is currently worth $1.6523 US or €1.1100 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $77.87/barrel. Gold is $1,203.25/ounce and Silver is $19.11/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 1.5% for the year to October 2009.