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UK's Lloyds was not pushed to sell branches to Co-op -lawmakers

* MPs call for role of KPMG, regulator to be examined * MPs say Co-op Bank's past leadership to blame for problems * Lloyds says findings vindicate…


Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

* Firms struggle to find skilled candidates LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has p…


BGC launches formal $675 mln offer for rival broker GFI

* BGC commences all-cash tender offer of $5.25 a share for GFI * BGC says has secured financing from Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) (Adds GFI r…


US STOCKS-Wall St ends lower after shooting at Canadian parliament

U.S. stocks erased earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors, Boeing and Biogen sold off f…

Markets

FTSE 100

NASDAQ


Currencies

USD EUR GBP JPY
USD - 1.2643 1.6046 0.0093
EUR 0.7910 - 1.2691 0.0074
GBP 0.6232 0.7879 - 0.0058
JPY 107.1585 135.4805 171.9412 -

Financials

Americas
DOW JONES INDUS AVG - -
S&P 500 INDEX 1,927.11 -14.17
NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 4,382.85 -36.63
S&P TSX COMPOSITE INDEX 14,312.07 -235.64
Europe
DJ EURO STOXX 50 PR 3,008.53 17.07
CAC 40 INDEX 4,105.09 23.85
DAX INDEX 8,940.14 53.18
IBEX 35 INDEX 0.00 0.00
FTSE MIB Index 19,266.25 208.53
AEX Index 396.01 1.52
OMX STOCKHOLM 30 INDEX 1,344.34 0.56
SWISS MARKET INDEX 8,506.14 101.33
Asia
NIKKEI 225 15,195.77 391.49
HANG SENG INDEX 23,403.97 315.39
S&P ASX 200 INDEX 5,378.00 -7.90
Commodities
GOLD 100 OZ FUTR 74.78 -2.56
BRENT CRUDE FUTR 33.53 -0.64
NATURAL GAS FUTR 23,403.97 315.39

Source: The Yahoo! Finance