Market numbers: 17th September 2010
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,508.45, down 31.69 points or -0.57% on the day and up 6.81 points (+0.12%) over the week.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 5,164.00 (344.45 points or 6.67%).
The index briefly moved through the 5,600 level on Friday, before falling back during afternoon trade. A weak start on Wall Street as worse than expected US consumer sentiment data came through resulted in the earlier gains being lost.
£1 is currently worth $1.56310 US or €1.19790 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $78.08/barrel. Gold is $1,274.00/ounce and Silver is $20.85/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 3.1% for the year to August 2010.