Market numbers: Friday 16th September 2011
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,368.41, up 30.87 points or +0.58% on the day and up 153.76 points (+2.95%) over the week.
The index closed higher following a day of uncertain trading. Attention was focused on a meeting of European finance ministers in Poland, as the sovereign debt problems in Greece continue to worry investors.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has fallen from 5,540.10, a fall of 171.69 points or -3.10%.
£1 is currently worth $1.57910 US or €1.14520 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Futures is currently priced at $111.99/barrel. Gold is $1,794.00/ounce and Silver is $39.97/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 4.5% for the year to August 2011.