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FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed price. Currency in GBP
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7,529.35+75.60 (+1.01%)
At close: 04:35PM GMT
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Previous close7,453.75
Day's range7,453.75 - 7,538.71
52-week range7,206.80 - 8,047.10
Avg. volume694,201,581
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    Pfizer abandons plans for twice-daily weight-loss pill over side effects

    Pfizer has dropped its plans for a twice-daily weight-loss pill after trials showed it caused significant side effects.

  • Yahoo Finance UK

    FTSE and US stocks higher ahead of Fed chair Powell speech

    Stocks rose ahead of a speech by US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell, which could give an insight into the Fed's thinking on interest rates.


    European stocks higher; starting new month on positive note

    European stock markets rose Friday, extending November’s positive momentum on renewed hope that the European Central Bank has completed its rate-hiking cycle. European stocks recorded in November their best month since January, as easing inflation boosted talk that the European Central Bank is done with aggressive rate hikes. ECB officials have been keen to play down expectations of rate cuts next year, but the new governor of the Bank of Italy, Fabio Panetta, who is also a member of the ECB’s governing council, said on Thursday that the ECB must not cause "unnecessary damage" to the economy and financial stability through sustained high interest rates.