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      YTD
  NY DJIA 24,965 26.32%
  NY NASDAQ 7,234 34.39%
  London FTSE 7,227 1.17%
  Tokyo Nikkei 21,971 14.94%
  Shanghai SSE 3,199 -1.55%
  Frankfurt DAX 12,429 8.26%
  Paris CAC 40 5,269 8.36%
  Singapore SGX 3,513 21.99%
  Malaysia KLSE 1,858 13.18%
  Thailand SET 1,801 16.71%
 
    USD EUR
  GBP 0.72 0.88
  JPY 107.51 132.43
  EUR 0.81 -
  USD - 1.23
  CNY 6.34 7.81
  CAD 1.27 1.56
  AUD 1.27 1.57
  HKD 7.83 9.64
 
      YTD
  Gold $1,330.80 15.63%
  Brent Crude $64.59 17.52%
  Silver $16.45 0.06%
  Platinum $996.20 4.64%
  Natural Gas $2.58 -21.29%
  Wheat $460.25 13.36%
   
    Updated On 21-02-2018
 
Glossary of Terms
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
National insurance contributions
Most employees, employers and the self-employed pay national insurance contributions. The National Insurance Fund pays out benefits such as Jobseeker's Allowance, retirement pensions and Widow's Benefit.
Net book value
This is what an asset cost, as recorded in the books of account, less all the depreciation taken off the asset for age and wear.
Net interest
This is interest which has had income tax taken off it.
Net profit
This is the profit left after all overheads have been taken off.
Net relevant earnings
These are the earnings of self-employed people or earnings of people who are not in an employer's pension scheme. Net relevant earnings are used to work out the highest amount which can be invested in a pension scheme and qualify for tax relief.
Nominal damages
When token damages are awarded because little damage has been done, they are called nominal damages.
Non-profit
A non-profit organisation is one which is not intended to make a profit, such as a credit union.
Note
A note is a document acknowledging that a debt exists and promising to repay that debt.
 
 
Feb 2018
BP’s profits more than doubled in 2017 to $6.2 billion powered by higher prices and output of oil and gas, allowing the company to resume share buybacks as it recovers from a three-year downturn.
Oct 2017
German fund inflows for 2017 already ahead of last year
Oct 2017
Zinc is dull but useful, and it’s in short supply – it’s time to buy!
Mar 2017
Confidence among European and global fund managers is increasing, with many seeing European equities as undervalued as the macro landscape improves.
 
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