Market numbers: Friday 9th November 2012
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished the week at 5,769.68, closing down 6.37 (-0.11%) on the day and down 98.87 points (+1.68%) over the week.
Over a year the FTSE 100 has risen from 5,460.40, a rise of 309.28 points or +5.66%.
£1 is currently worth $1.58980 US or €1.25060 Euros.
Brent Crude Oil Futures is currently priced at $109.42/barrel. Gold is $1,738.25/ounce and Silver is $32.16/ounce.
The UK Bank Rate is 0.5% and CPI inflation was 2.2% for the year to September 2012.
The yield on a 10-year UK government bond (Gilt) is currently 1.59%.