Market numbers: Friday 11th December 2009
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,261.57, up 17.20 points or 0.33% on the day and down 60.79 points (-1.14%) over the week.
The index has risen from 4,434.20 since the start of 2009, a rise of 827.37 points or 18.66%. Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 4,388.70 (872.87 points or 19.89%).
£1 is currently worth $1.62520 US or €1.11170 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $71.81/barrel. Gold is $1,124.00/ounce and Silver is $17.51/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 1.5% for the year to October 2009.