The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,245.73, up 51.60 points or 0.99% on the day and down 5.68 points (-0.11%) over the week.
The index has risen from 4,434.20 since the start of 2009, a rise of 811.53 points or 18.3%. Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 4,226.10 (1,019.63 points or 24.13%).
£1 is currently worth $1.6475 US or €1.1014 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Future is currently priced at $77.10/barrel. Gold is $1,166.50/ounce and Silver is $17.98/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 1.5% for the year to October 2009.