FTSE Hovering Near a One-Week Low

Friday, January 30, 2015

The UK’s leading index fell to something close to a one-week low point on Thursday after a disappointing update from Royal Dutch Shell. The oil major announced that it had missed earnings expectations.

The FTSE 100 slipped by 0.5 percent, down to 6,792.63 points, approaching its lowest level for almost a week. Royal Dutch Shell’s shares fell by 4.7 percent, making it the worst-performing stock in the index, in percentage terms. The company announced that it planned to cut spending by $15 to compensate for the recent slump in oil prices.

The price of oil has slipped by almost 60 percent since June, thanks to a combination of an increase in shale production in the US, low global demand and a weak global economy. The disappointing update...

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Share Prices

CompanyPriceChange
Afren5.30p1.10 % rise26.19 %
Petrofac Ltd.706.00p37.50 % rise5.61 %
Randgold Resources..5,685.00p265.00 % rise4.89 %
Ophir Energy134.00p5.50 % rise4.28 %
Fresnillo899.00p36.50 % rise4.23 %
CompanyPriceChange
Cobham326.70p16.60 % fall4.84 %
Petra Diamonds Ltd..153.40p5.70 % fall3.58 %
International Cons..544.50p19.50 % fall3.46 %
Sainsbury (J)255.40p8.40 % fall3.18 %
Rexam425.00p13.30 % fall3.03 %

IndexValueChange
FTSE 1006,749.4061.20 % fall0.90 %
FTSE 25016,305.7753.25 % fall0.33 %
FTSE 3503,687.5330.07 % fall0.81 %
FTSE Small Cap4,420.094.14 % rise0.09 %
FTSE All Share3,621.8128.45 % fall0.78 %
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Most Popular Shares (by volume)

Most Popular Shares
TIDMCompanyPriceChangeChange %Day's Volume
AFRAfren5.30p1.10 % rise26.19 %157,642,653
CARDCard Factory279.90p10.30 % rise3.82 %84,129,799
UKOGUK Oil & Gas Investments0.42p0.04 % rise10.39 %53,609,928
NOGNostrum Oil & Gas600.00p1.50 % rise0.25 %50,936,317
DORDoriemus0.06p0.01 % rise25.00 %50,243,160
WTIWeatherly International1.68p0.80 % rise91.43 %49,111,029
PPGPlutus PowerGen0.82p0.06 % rise8.55 %27,539,155
CNACentrica293.80p1.20 % rise0.41 %26,263,835
PRSPaternoster Resources0.22p0.01 % rise4.88 %24,815,710
BGBG Group886.90p6.00 % rise0.68 %16,469,644
KMRKenmare Resources3.31p0.28 % rise9.24 %14,915,603
GWINGowin New Energy Group Limited (DI)1.10p0.50 % rise83.33 %14,679,966
SBLMSable Mining Africa Ltd. (DI)2.00p0.28 % rise15.94 %12,076,057
FRRFrontera Resources Corporation (DI)0.76p0.01 % rise1.33 %11,309,924
RENEReNeuron Group3.30p0.18 % rise5.60 %10,800,760
RGMRegency Mines0.12p0.01 % rise9.52 %10,763,989
CHAConcha4.85p0.10 % rise2.11 %10,700,255
SOLOSolo Oil0.50p0.02 % rise3.12 %10,155,650
BLTBHP Billiton1,443.00p29.50 % rise2.09 %9,316,471
TRPTower Resources0.50p0.02 % rise5.26 %9,041,459

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