Market numbers: Friday 29th January 2010
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,188.52, up 42.78 points or +0.83% on the day and down 114.47 points (-2.16%) over the week.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 4,190.10 (998.42 points or 23.83%).
£1 is currently worth $1.59930 US or €1.15320 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $71.31/barrel. Gold is $1,078.50/ounce and Silver is $16.29/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 2.9% for the year to December 2009.