Market Numbers Friday 5th October 2012

Market Numbers

[Whilst every effort is made to provide correct information, its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and should not be relied upon as a basis for decisions].

This Week:  saw a positive trend in overall performance across the markets, although quite volatile in the first half. After losing ground mid week, more positive economic industry and political date helped the markets to picked up again as the week drew to a close. 

The Month: Peaking over 5900.00 earlier in September 2012, the FTSE 100 has steadily improved over the last month, although it did show a sharp decline towards the end of September before picking up again. 

The figures below are closing numbers as at Friday 5th October 2012

FTSE 100                              5871.02     2.25% up on the week

FTSE All Share                     3067.73     2.30% up on the week

Brent Crude $ per barrel    112.02       -0.33% down on the week

Gold $ per troy ounce         1790.55      0.82% up on the week

Silver $ per troy ounce        34.85         0.58% up on the week

MPC Base Rate  %               0.50  (Bank of England Base/Repo Rate) since 05/03/2009

Euro Repo Rate %                0.75  since 05/07/2012

US Libor %                             0.15310   last week : 0.1516

Euro Libor %                         0.01429   last week : 0.01786

GBP Libor %                          0.48438   last week : 0.49563

Euro Euribor 3 mnths %     0.22  n/c

Sterling CDs 3 mnths %       0.52  last week : 0.54

RONIA  %                              0.4605  l wk : 0.4375  (Repurchase Overnight Index Ave Rate)

SONIA   %                              0.4379  l wk : 0.3938 (Sterling Overnight Index Average Rate)

HFRX                                      1139.95   0.21% up on the week  (Global Hedge Fund Index)

One Pound will buy 1.6193 US Dollars

One Pound will buy 1.2399 Euros

CPI Inflation stands at 2.5% as at August 2012

10 Year Government Bond (Gilt)  Price £99.93 Yield 1.76%

KEY:

RONIA – Repurchase Overnight Index Average Rate – Launched June 2011

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