Market numbers: 10th September 2010
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,501.64, up 7.48 points or +0.14% on the day and up 73.49 points (+1.35%) over the week.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 4,987.70 (513.94 points or 10.30%).
Stronger performance on Wall Street failed to generate much interest in the British markets on Friday, as the FTSE 100 crawled slowly past the 5,500 barrier.
£1 is currently worth $1.53470 US or €1.21040 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $78.22/barrel. Gold is $1,246.50/ounce and Silver is $19.90/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 3.1% for the year to July 2010.