Market numbers: Friday 4th January 2013
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 6,089.84, closing up 42.50 (+0.70%) on the day.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 5,668.50, a rise of 421.34 points or +7.43%.
£1 is currently worth $1.60690 US or €1.23000 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Futures is currently priced at $111.45/barrel. Gold is $1,648.00/ounce and Silver is $29.32/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 2.7% for the year to November 2012.