Market numbers: Friday 26th March 2010
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,703.02, down 24.63 points or -0.43% on the day and up 52.89 points (+0.94%) over the week.
This was a disappointing end to the week for the FTSE 100, slipping back nearly half a percent after previously displaying reasonable returns during the Budget week.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 3,925.20 (1,777.82 points or 45.29%).
£1 is currently worth $1.48770 US or €1.11130 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $79.30/barrel. Gold is $1,096.50/ounce and Silver is $16.85/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 3.0% for the year to February 2010.