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DOW FUTURE

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index. Currently owned by S&P Dow Jones Indices, which is majority owned by McGraw-Hill Financial, it is the most notable of the Dow Averages.

Trading Hours: Mon- Fri 15:00-21:00 GMT
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FTSE 100 (U.K)

The FTSE 100 Index — also called FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the “footsie” is a share index of the 100 most highly capitalized UK companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Due to the fact that the FTSE includes large international companies such as HSBC, BP, Vodafone and Unilever, it is considered to be a Global Index and as such is followed by investors worldwide.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-16:00 GMT


Straits Times

The Straits Times Index (STI) is a market value-weighted stock market index based on the stocks of 30 representative companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. Launched in the wake of a major sectoral re-classification of listed companies by the Singapore Exchange and began trading 31 August 1998. Then, it represented 78% of the average daily traded value over a 12-month period and 61.2% of total market capitalization on the exchange.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 2:00-4:00 and 6:30-8:30 GMT


KL Future

The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index is a capitalization-weighted Malaysian stock market index introduced in 1986.

Trading Hours: Malaysia trading session, Mon – Fri 1:00 – 4:30 & 7:00-9:00 GMT
Expiry Rule: (Bid + Ask) / 2


ASX (Australia)

Representing the Australian market the The S&P/ASX 200 index is a market-capitalization weighted and float-adjusted stock market index of Australian stocks listed on the Australian Securities Exchange from Standard & Poor’s. The ASX was open for trading on 31 March, 2000. The ASX gives the investor the ability to trade on a major market when Europe and the U.S markets are non-active.

Trading Hours: 1:00 – 6:00 GMT


SSE180 (SHANGHAI STOCK EXCHANGE)

Traded in the Shanghai stock exchange, the SSE Composite Index is the most commonly used indicator to reflect SSE’s market performance. Constituents for the SSE Composite Index are all listed stocks (A shares and B shares) at the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The SSE180 reflects the largest 180 stocks in the SSE general index and it includes stocks such as BANK OF CHINA and AIR CHINA.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 5:00-7:00 GMT


BOMBAY SE

Representing a fast growing economy of India, the BSE Sensex or Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index is a value-weighted index composed of 30 stocks of the largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange. These companies account for around one-fifth of the market capitalization of the BSE.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 4:30-10:00 GMT


KUWAIT (KUWAIT GENERAL INDEX)

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) is the national stock market of The State of Kuwait. Although several share holding companies (such as NBK in 1952) existed in Kuwait prior to the creation of the KSE, it was not until October 1962 that a law was passed to organize the country’s stock market. The Kuwait Stock Exchange is also among the first and largest stock exchanges in the Persian Gulf region.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 6:20-9:20 GMT


QATAR (DSM20)

The Doha Securities Market is the principal stock market of Qatar. The market was founded in 1997 and is located in the capital city of Doha. The market currently has 43 listed companies.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 7:10-9:20 GMT


EGX 30 (EGYPT)

The EGX 30 is an index of the Cairo & Alexandria Stock Exchange in Egypt. It includes the 30 most active stocks in the Egyptian stock market, weighted to their market capitalization. The index was started with a base level of 1000 as of January 1st 1998.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 8:40-11:20 GMT


TADWUL (SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE)

Saudi Stock Exchange or Tadawul is the only stock exchange in Saudi Arabia. The Capital Market Authority supervises the exchange. The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) reached its highest point at 20,634.86 on 25 February 2006. It lists 115 publicly traded companies (as of April 30th 2008).

Trading Hours: Sun – Wed 8:10-12:20 GMT


MSM 30 (OMAN)

The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) is the principal stock exchange of Oman. It is located in Muscat and it was founded in 1988. The principal stock index at the MSM is the MSM-30. The MSM-30 (also known as the Muscat Securities Market Index) was established in 1992.
The composition of the index by sector is as follows:
Banks & Investment Sector: 69 companies.
Industry Sector: 89 companies.
Service: 61 companies.
The Index includes stocks such as DHOFAR BANK and NATIONAL BANK OF OMAN.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 6:30-8:30 GMT


DAX (GERMANY)

The DAX is a blue chip stock market index consisting of the 30 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The DAX index includes stocks such as Adidas, Deutsche Bank and Bayer.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-16:00 GMT


NASDAQ FUTURE (US – NASDAQ 100 FUTURE)

The NASDAQ-100 is a stock market index of 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ. It is a modified market value-weighted index. The companies’ weights in the index are based on their market capitalizations, with certain rules capping the influence of the largest components. It does not contain financial companies, and includes companies incorporated outside the United States. Both of those factors differentiate it from the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the exclusion of financial companies distinguishes it from the S&P 500 Index.
All of the NASDAQ derived future contracts are a a product of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). They expire quarterly (March, June, September, and December), and are traded on the CME Globex exchange nearly 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00 – 23:59 GMT
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S&P FUTURE (US S&P 500 FUTURE)

Traded on the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange), Standard & Poors is a value-weighted index of 500 large-cap common stocks actively traded in the United States. The stocks included in the S&P are those of large publicly held companies that trade on either of the two largest American stock market companies; the NYSE Euronext and the NASDAQ OMX. The S&P 500 Future is a Future contract traded at the CME Electronic board enabling investors to buy the index after regular U.S trading. Boss Capital shows the nearest contract that will expire.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00 – 23:59 GMT
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SSE180 (SHANGHAI STOCK EXCHANGE)

Traded in the Shanghai stock exchange, the SSE Composite Index (also known as Shanghai Composite) is the most commonly used indicator to reflect SSE’s market performance. Constituents for the SSE Composite Index are all listed stocks (A shares and B shares) at the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The SSE180 reflects the largest 180 stocks in the SSE general index and it includes stocks such as BANK OF CHINA and AIR CHINA.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 5:00-7:00 GMT


HANG SENG (HONG KONG)

HSI was started on November 24, 1969, and is currently compiled and maintained by HSI Services Limited. It is a subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, the largest bank registered and listed in Hong Kong in terms of market capitalization. It is responsible for compiling, publishing and managing the Hang Seng Index

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 2:30 – 4:30 GMT


BOMBAY SE

Representing a fast growing economy of India, the BSE Sensex or Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index is a value-weighted index composed of 30 stocks of the largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange. These companies account for around one-fifth of the market capitalization of the BSE. The index has increased by over ten times from June 1990 to the present. The long-run rate of return on the BSE Sensex works out to be 18.6% per annum, which translates to roughly 9% per annum after compensating for inflation. The index includes stocks such as TATA MOTORS and HDFC BANK

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 4:30-10:00 GMT


DUBAI (DUBAI FINANCIAL MARKET GENERAL INDEX)

The Dubai Financial Market is a stock exchange located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was founded on March 26, 2000.There are about 57 companies listed (as of August 2007) on DFM, most of them are UAE-based companies and a few dual listings for companies based in other MENA region countries.
The DFM index includes stocks such as DUBAI ISLAMIC BANK and the EMIRATES TELECOMUNICATION COMPANY.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 6:30 – 9:50 GMT


QATAR (DSM20)

The Doha Securities Market is the principal stock market of Qatar. The market was founded in 1997 and is located in the capital city of Doha. The market currently has 43 listed companies.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 7:10-9:20 GMT


EGX 30 (EGYPT)

The EGX 30 is an index of the Cairo & Alexandria Stock Exchange in Egypt. It includes the 30 most active stocks in the Egyptian stock market, weighted to their market capitalization. The index was started with a base level of 1000 as of January 1st 1998. The index is weighted by market capitalization and adjusted by the free float. Adjusted Market capitalization of a listed company is the number of its listed shares multiplied by the closing price of that company multiplied by the percent of freely floated shares.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 8:40-11:20 GMT


TADWUL (SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE)

Saudi Stock Exchange or Tadawul is the only stock exchange in Saudi Arabia. The Capital Market Authority supervises the exchange. The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) reached its highest point at 20,634.86 on 25 February 2006. It lists 115 publicly traded companies (as of April 30th 2008).

Trading Hours: Sun – Wed 8:10-12:20 GMT


MSM 30 (OMAN)

The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) is the principal stock exchange of Oman. It is located in Muscat and it was founded in 1988. The principal stock index at the MSM is the MSM-30. The MSM-30 (also known as the Muscat Securities Market Index) was established in 1992.
The composition of the index by sector is as follows:
Banks & Investment Sector: 69 companies.
Industry Sector: 89 companies.
Service: 61 companies.
The Index includes stocks such as DHOFAR BANK and NATIONAL BANK OF OMAN.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 6:30-8:30 GMT


MICEX 10 (MOSCOW INTERBANK EXCHANGE)

The MICEX 10 Index is a price non-weighted index, calculated as the arithmetic mean of the change of prices of 10 most liquid stocks admitted to circulation in the Stock Market Section of the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange in Moscow. The Index includes Russian Top firms in a variety of sectors such as GAZProm and SBERBANK

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 14:30 GMT


ISE 30 (ISTANBUL STOCK EXCHANGE)

The Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) is the only corporation in Turkey for securities exchange established to provide trading in equities, bonds and bills, revenue-sharing certificates, private sector bonds, foreign securities and real estate certificates as well as international securities. ISE is home to 320 national companies. Local trading hours are 09:30-12:00 for the first session and 14:00-17:00 for the second session, on workdays. All ISE members are incorporated banks and brokerage houses.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00 – 10:00 and 12:00 – 15:00 GMT


NASDAQ (US)

The Nasdaq Composite is a stock market index of all of the common stocks and similar securities listed on the NASDAQ stock market, meaning that it has over 3,000 components. It is highly regarded in the U.S. as an indicator of the performance of stocks of technology companies and growth companies. Since American and non-American companies are listed on the NASDAQ stock market, the index is not exclusively a U.S. index.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 15:00 – 21:00 GMT


S&P 500 (US)

The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor’s 500, is a stock market index based on the common stock prices of 500 top publicly traded American companies, as determined by S&P. It differs from other stock market indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite because it tracks a different number of stocks and weights the stocks differently. It is one of the most commonly followed indices and many consider it the best representation of the market and a bellwether for the U.S. economy. The National Bureau of Economic Research has classified common stocks as a leading indicator of business cycles. It is a free-float capitalization-weighted index.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:00 GMT
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DOW (US – DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a price-weighted average of 30 stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. The DJIA was invented by Charles Dow in 1896. The DJIA includes companies such as General Electric, Disney, Exxon and Microsoft.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:00 GMT
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GOLD
Historically gold coinage was widely used as currency; when paper money was introduced, it typically was a receipt redeemable for gold coin or bullion. In an economic system known as the gold standard, a certain weight of gold was given the name of a unit of currency. Today Gold is considered to be a natural hedge against world inflation and in the last few years together with crude prices and other metals was highly correlated with world global growth, especially in emerging markets.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 06:00 – 20:00 GMT
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COFFEE

Coffee is a brewed beverage with a dark, slightly acidic flavor prepared from the roasted seeds of the coffee plant, colloquially called coffee beans. Coffee is one of the most traded agricultural commodities in the world.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 12:00 – 18:00 GMT
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CORN

Corn is part of the world’s largest industry, Agriculture. During the last ten years, corn has been the leading crop in terms of production and amount grown. The major producing nation in the world is the United States of America, with over eighty percent of the production in the U.S. centered in the mid-western states known as the “Corn Belt”: Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Indiana.

Trading Hours: Monday-Friday 15:30 – 18:00 GMT
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OIL

Sweet crude oil is a type of petroleum. Petroleum is considered “sweet” if it contains less than 0.5% sulfur, compared to a higher level of sulfur in sour crude oil. This type of oil is considered a benchmark for oil and is traded at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The oil is considered a natural hedge against inflation as in the last few years was highly correlated with the world’s growth.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 07:30 – 20:00 GMT
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PLATINUM

Platinum is a chemical element. Platinum is relatively scarce even among the precious metals. The price of platinum changes along with its supply and demand; during periods of sustained economic stability and growth, the price of platinum tends to be as much as twice the price of gold; whereas, during periods of economic uncertainty, the price of platinum tends to decrease because of reduced demand, falling below the price of gold, partly due to increased gold prices.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 14:00 – 18:00
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SILVER

Silver has long been valued as a precious metal, used in currency coins, to make ornaments, jewelry, high-value tableware and utensils and as an investment in the forms of coins and bullion. Silver metal is used industrially in electrical contacts and conductors, in mirrors and in catalysis of chemical reactions.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday: 5:00 – 20:00 GMT
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SUGAR

For hundreds of years, sugar was a highly valued and costly “spice” that was used only in the homes of high society and royalty. Sugar performs an array of functions in edible products, in addition to providing a sweet essence and flavor.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday: 13:00 – 17:00 GMT
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WHEAT

Wheat is a grass, originally from the Fertile Crescent region of the Near East, but now cultivated worldwide. In 2007 world production of wheat was 607million tons, making it the third most-produced cereal after maize (784 million tons) and rice (651 million tons). In terms of total production tonnages used for food, it is currently second to rice as the main human food crop, and ahead of maize, after allowing for maize’s more extensive use in animal feeds.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 14:30 – 18:00 GMT
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AUD/CHF

The exchange rate of the Australian Dollar versus the Swiss Franc.
Trading Hours: 01:00 -20:00 GMT
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USD/SEK

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar versus the Swedish Krona.

Trading Hours: 08:00 – 16:00 GMT
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NZD/JPY

The exchange rate of the New Zealand Dollar versus the Japanese Yen.

Trading Hours: 01:00 – 10:00 GMT
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EUR/SEK

The exchange rate of the Euro versus the Swedish Krona.

Trading Hours: 08:00 – 16:00 GMT
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BitCOIN/USD

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency where the creation and transfer of bitcoins is based on an open-source cryptographic protocol that is independent of any central authority. Bitcoins can be transferred through a computer or smartphone without an intermediate financial institution. The concept was introduced in a 2008 paper by a pseudonymous developer known only as “Satoshi Nakamoto”, who called it a peer-to-peer, electronic cash system.
In August 2013 Germany’s Finance Ministry subsumed Bitcoins under the term “unit of account”—a financial instrument—though not as e-money or a functional currency.[15] Although bitcoin is promoted as a digital currency, many commentators have criticized bitcoin’s volatile exchange rate, relatively inflexible supply, high risk of loss, and minimal use in trade.

Trading Hours: 09:00 – 18:00 GMT
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AUD/NZD

The exchange rate of the Australian Dollar and the New Zealand Dollar.

Trading Hours: 01:00 – 10:00 GMT
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NZD/USD

The exchange rate of the New Zealand Dollar currency versus the United States Dollar currency.

Trading Hours: Monday-Friday 0:00 – 09:00 GMT
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GBP/CHF

The exchange rate of the British Pound currency versus the Swiss Franc.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 07:00 – 19:30 GMT
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CAD/JPY

The exchange rate of the Canadian Dollar and the Japanese Yen currency.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 00:00 – 21:00 GMT
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AUD/JPY

The exchange rate of the Australian Dollar and the Japanese Yen currency.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 02:00 – 12:00 GMT
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GBP/JPY

The exchange rate of the British Pound currency and the Japanese Yen currency.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:00 – 20:00
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USD/ZAR

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar and the South African Rand.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:00 – 14:00 GMT
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USD/SGD

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar and the Singapore Dollar.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 2:00 – 9:00 GMT
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AUD/USD

The exchange rate of the Australian Dollar currency and the United States Dollar currency.
Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00 – 23:59 GMT
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USD/CHF

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar and the Swiss Franc.

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 5:00 – 20:00 GMT
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USD/RUB

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar and the Russian Ruble.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 09:30 – 13:00 GMT
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USD/BRL

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar currency and the Brazilian Real.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 13:00 – 19:00 GMT
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USD/TRY

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar currency versus the Turkish New Lira.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 7:30 – 13:30 GMT
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EUR/GBP

The exchange rate of the Euro versus the British Pound.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00- 19:00 GMT
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EUR/JPY

The exchange rate of the Euro versus the Japanese Yen.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00 – 23:59 GMT
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USD/CAD

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar currency versus the Canadian Dollar.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 10:00 – 21:00 GMT
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USD/JPY

The exchange rate of the United States Dollar currency and the Japanese Yen currency.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00 – 23:59
Expiry Rule: (Bid + Ask) / 2


GBP/USD

The exchange rate of the British Pound currency and the United States Dollar currency.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 09:00 – 19:00
Expiry Rule: (Bid + Ask) / 2


EUR/USD

The exchange rate of the Euro versus the United States Dollar.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday 00:00 – 23:59 GMT
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FTSE F VS CAC F

The UK FTSE index against the French CAC index.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00
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GOLD VS OIL

The rate of Gold, against the rate of Oil.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 5:00- 21:00
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BMW VS DAIMLER

The stock prices of German automobile manufacturing companies BMW against Daimler.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00
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BMW VS RENAULT

German automobile manufacturing company BMW stock against Renault a French automotive manufacturer.

Trading Hours: Mon- Fri 8:00-16:00
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VODAFONE VS ORANGE

The stock price of British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone against the stock price of French multinational telecommunications corporation Orange.

Trading Hours: Mon- Fri 8:30-16:30
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AMAZON VS EBAY

The stock price of America international E- Commerce companies Amazon against EBAY.

Trading Hours: Mon- Fri 15:00-21:00
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GOOGLE VS BAIDU

The stock price of Google, American Multinational Corporation specializing in Internet-related services against the stock price of Baidu, a Chinese web service company located in Beijing.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 15:00-21:00
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FACEBOOK VS TWITTER

The stock prices of online social networking services Facebook versus Twitter.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 15:00-21:00
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LINKEDIN VS TWITTER

The stock prices of online social networking services LinkedIn versus Twitter.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 15:00-21:00
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McDONALD’S VS STARBUCKS

The stock price of McDonalds, the world’s largest chain of fast food restaurants against the stock price of Starbucks, an American global coffee company.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 15:00-21:00
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AMAZON VS NETFLIX

The stock price of Amazon, an American international E- Commerce Company against the stock price of Netflix an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 15:00-21:00
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SSE 180 VS SHENZHEN 300

The ratio of Shanghai indices SSE 180 verses SHENZHEN 300.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 2:00- 7:00
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RIO-AU VS BHP-AU

Australian mining companies RIO-AU versus BHP-AU.

Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 00:00- 5:00
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GOLD VS EURO

The exchange rate of the Euro versus Gold.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday: 6:30-20:00 GMT
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DEUTSCHE TELCOM

Deutsche Telecom is the largest telecommunications company in Europe. The headquarters of the company are located in Bonn, Germany.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30 GMT
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RIO T. VS. BHP B.

RIO T. VS BHP B. is a pair that consists of RIO TINTO traded against BHP Billiton.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 16:30 GMT
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FACEBOOK

Facebook is a social networking service launched in February 2004, owned and operated by Facebook, Inc. As of September 2012, Facebook has over one billion active users, more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device.
According to Social Media Today, in April 2010 an estimated 41.6% of the U.S. population had a Facebook account. Nevertheless, Facebook’s market growth started to stall in some regions, with the site losing 7 million active users in the United States and Canada in May 2011.

Trading Hours: US, Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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TOTAL

Total S.A is a French multinational oil and gas company and one of the six “Supermajor” oil companies in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a large-scale chemicals manufacturer.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30 GMT
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PARIS TELECOM

Télécom is one of the most prestigious and selective grandes écoles in France and one of the finest institutions in the field of Telecommunications. Located in Paris, it is also a member of prestigious ParisTech and Institut Telecom.

Trading Hours: EURO
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TESCO

Tesco PLC is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). It has stores in 14 countries across Asia, Europe and North America and is the grocery market leader in the UK (where it has a market share of around 30%), Malaysia, the Republic of Ireland and Thailand.
Tesco is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It had a market capitalization of approximately £24.4 billion as of 15 January 2012, the 15th-largest of any company with a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15 – 16:30 GMT
LSE Code: TSCO.L
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BNP PARIBAS

BNP Paribas S.A. is a French global banking group, headquartered in Paris, with its second global headquarters in London. It was formed through the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) and Paribas in 2000. In 2012, BNP Paribas was ranked by Bloomberg and Forbes as the third largest bank in the world, as measured by total assets of US 2,542,738.after Deutsche Bank and HSBC.
BNP Paribas has one of the highest credit ratings in its peer group with the long term debt of the group currently ranked A+ by S&P, A2 by Moody’s and A+ by Fitch.
Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:15 – 16:30 GMT
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UNILEVER

Unilever is an Anglo–Dutch multinational consumer goods company. Its products include foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. It is the world’s third-largest consumer goods company measured by 2011 revenues (after Procter & Gamble and Nestlé) and the world’s largest maker of ice cream.
Unilever owns over 400 brands, amongst the largest selling of which are Aviance, Axe/Lynx, Ben & Jerry’s, Dove, Flora/Becel, Heartbrand, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lipton, Lux/Radox, Omo/Surf, Rexona/Sure, Sunsilk, Toni & Guy, TRESemmé, VO5 and Wish-Bone.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30 GMT
Euronext Code: UNA
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GENERAL MOTORS

General Motors Company, commonly known as GM (General Motors Corporation before 2009), is an American multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, and the world’s largest automaker, by vehicle unit sales, in 2011, employing 202,000 people and doing business in some 157 countries. General Motors (GM) automobile marques are Alpheon, Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall, Holden, and Wuling.

Trading Hours: US, Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: GM
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LAS VEGAS SANDS

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVSC) is an American global developer of integrated resort company based in Paradise, Nevada, USA. The company is one of the leading global developers of destination properties. Its resorts feature high-end accommodations, gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants and clubs, as well as an art and science museum in Singapore.
It has several resorts in the United States and Asia. Among its properties in the United States are two Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip: The Venetian (Las Vegas) and The Palazzo. Also in the United States is the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday, 13:00 – 21:00 GMT
NYSE Code: LVSC
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DISNEY

The Walt Disney Company, commonly referred to as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media corporation headquartered in Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California, United States. It is the largest media conglomerate in the world in terms of revenue. Founded on October 16, 1923, by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, Walt Disney Productions established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before diversifying into live-action film production, television, and travel.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: DIS
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JP MORGAN CHASE

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking corporation of securities, investments and retail. It is the largest bank in the United States by assets. It is a major provider of financial services, with assets of $2 trillion and according to Forbes magazine is the world’s second largest public company based on a composite ranking. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is one of the largest hedge funds in the United States. It was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co.
JPMorgan Chase is one of the Big Four banks of the United States with Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo. According to Bloomberg, as of October 2011 JPMorgan Chase surpassed Bank of America as the largest U.S. bank by assets. Through its predecessor, the Bank of the Manhattan Company, it is the 22nd oldest bank in the world.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: JPM
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GROUPON

Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that features discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies. Groupon was launched in November 2008, and the first market for Groupon was Chicago, followed soon thereafter by Boston, New York City, and Toronto. In its first earnings release as a public company, Groupon reported a 2011 fourth-quarter loss of $9.8 million on an adjusted basis, disappointing investors. Additional investor concern arose after the company restated 2011 revenues downward in March 2012.

Trading Hours: US, Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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EXXON MOBIL

Exxon Mobil Corporation or ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation. It is a direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company, and was formed on November 30, 1999, by the merger of Exxon and Mobil. Its headquarters are in Irving, Texas. It is affiliated with Imperial Oil which operates in Canada.
ExxonMobil is the world’s largest company by revenue and one of the largest publicly traded companies by market capitalization in the world. The company is ranked #1 globally in Forbes Global 2000 list in 2012. Exxon Mobil’s reserves were 72 billion oil-equivalent barrels at the end of 2007 and, at then (2007) rates of production, are expected to last over 14 years. With 37 oil refineries in 21 countries constituting a combined daily refining capacity of 6.3 million barrels (1,000,000 m3), Exxon Mobil is the largest refiner in the world, a title that was also associated with Standard Oil since its incorporation in 1870.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: XOM
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GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment banking firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients.
The firm provides mergers and acquisitions advice, underwriting services, asset management, and prime brokerage to its clients, which include corporations, governments and individuals. The firm also engages in market making and private equity deals, and is a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market. It is recognized as one of the premier investment banks in the world, but has sparked a great deal of controversy over alleged improper practices, especially since the 2007–2012 global financial crisis.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: GS
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CATERPILLAR

Caterpillar Inc. also known as “CAT”, is an American corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery and engines and sells financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar is the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. With more than US $70 billion in assets, Caterpillar was ranked number one in its industry and number 44 overall in the 2009 Fortune 500. Caterpillar stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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MCDONALDS

McDonald’s Corporation is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries. McDonald’s restaurant is operated by either a franchisee, an affiliate, or the corporation itself. The corporation’s revenues come from the rent, royalties and fees paid by the franchisees, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants. McDonald’s revenues grew 27 percent over the three years ending in 2007 to $22.8 billion, and 9 percent growth in operating income to $3.9 billion.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: MCD
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FIAT

Fiat S.p.A., (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, English: Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), is an Italian automobile manufacturer based in Turin. Fiat was founded in 1899 by a group of investors including Giovanni Agnelli. During its more than a century long history, Fiat has also manufactured railway engines and carriages, military vehicles, and aircraft. As of 2009, the Fiat group (not inclusive of its subsidiary Chrysler) was the world’s ninth largest carmaker and the largest in Italy.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15 – 16:30 GMT
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PETROBRAS

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras Brazilian multinational energy corporation headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the largest company in the Southern Hemisphere by market capitalization and the largest in Latin America measured by 2011 revenues.
In September 2010 Petrobras conducted the largest share sale in history, when US$72.8 billion worth of shares in the company were sold on the BM&F Bovespa stock exchange. Upon the sale Petrobras immediately became the fourth-largest company in the world measured by market capitalization.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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NETFLIX

Netflix, Inc. is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media in the United States, Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States. On February 25, 2007, Netflix announced the billionth DVD delivery. In April 2011, Netflix announced 23.6 million subscribers in the United States and over 26 million worldwide. By 2011, the total digital revenue for Netflix reached at least $1.5 billion.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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MASTERCARD

MasterCard Incorporated or MasterCard Worldwide is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters, Purchase, New York, United States. Throughout the world, its principal business is to process payments between the banks of merchants and the card issuing banks or credit unions of the purchasers who use the “MasterCard” brand debit and credit cards to make purchases. MasterCard Worldwide has been a publicly traded company since 2006. Prior to its initial public offering, MasterCard Worldwide was a cooperative owned by the 25,000+ financial institutions that issue its branded cards.

Trading Hours: US, Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: MA
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BIDU

Baidu, Inc. is a Chinese web services company headquartered in the Baidu Campus in Haidian District, Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
Baidu offers many services, including a Chinese language search engine for websites, audio files, and images. In October 2012, Baidu ranked 5th overall in the Alexa Internet rankings. During Q4 of 2010, it is estimated that there were 4.02 billion search queries in China of which Baidu had a market share of 56.6%. China’s internet-search revenue share in second quarter 2011 by Baidu is 76%. In December 2007, Baidu became the first Chinese company to be included in the NASDAQ-100 index.
Baidu provides an index of over 740 million web pages, 80 million images, and 10 million multimedia files. Baidu offers multimedia content including MP3 music and movies, and is the first in China to offer Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and personal digital assistant (PDA) based mobile search.

Trading Hours: CHINA, Mon – Fri 15:00 – 21:00 GMT
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DELL

Dell Inc. is an American multinational computer technology corporation based in Texas that develops, sells, repairs and supports computers and related products and services. The company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people worldwide. Dell is listed at number 44 in the Fortune 500 list. It is the third largest PC vendor in the world after HP and Lenovo.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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IBM

International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Globally, the company was ranked the #31 largest in terms of revenue by Forbes for 2011.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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AIG

American International Group, Inc., also known as AIG, is an American multinational insurance corporation. According to the 2011 Forbes Global 2000 list, AIG was the 29th-largest public company in the world. It was listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average from April 8, 2004 to September 22, 2008.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri, 14:40 – 21:10 GMT
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LINKEDIN

LinkedIn is a social networking website for people in professional occupations. As of June 2012, LinkedIn reports more than 175 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories.
In June 2011, LinkedIn had 33.9 million unique visitors, up 63 percent from a year earlier and surpassing MySpace.

Trading Hours: US, Mon – Fri 14:40-21:10 GMT
NYSE Code: LNKD
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BARCLAYS

Barclays is a global financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. As of 2010, it is the world’s 10th-largest banking and financial services group and 21st-largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America and around 48 million customers. As of 30 June 2010 it had total assets of €1.94 trillion, the third-largest of any bank worldwide (after BNP Paribas and HSBC).

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri from 12:00-13:50
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AMAZON

Amazon.com Inc. is a US-based multinational electronic commerce company. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is the largest online retailer in the United States, with nearly three times the Internet sales revenue of the runner up, Staples Inc., as of January 2010.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri from 14:30-20:00
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STRAITS TIMES

The Straits Times Index (STI) is a market value-weighted stock market index based on the stocks of 30 representative companies listed on the Singapore Exchange.
Launched in the wake of a major sectoral re-classification of listed companies by the Singapore Exchange and began trading 31 August 1998. Then, it represented 78% of the average daily traded value over a 12-month period and 61.2% of total market capitalisation on the exchange. It comes under formal review at least once annually. One such review, for instance, raised the number of stocks from 45 to 50, which took effect when trading resumed on 18 March 2005.
This change reduced the index representation of the average daily traded value to 60%, while increasing its total market capitalization to 75%.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 2:00-4:00 and 6:30-8:30 GMT


TURKCELL (TURKEY)

Turkcell is the leading mobile phone operator of Turkey, based in Istanbul. The company has 36.3 million subscribers by the end of September 2008, making it the third biggest in Europe. Turkcell is traded both at the Turkish Stock Exchange and the NYSE.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri from 12:00-13:50
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TATA MOTORS (INDIA)

Tata Motors Limited is a multinational corporation headquartered in Mumbai, India. Part of the Tata Group, it was formerly known as TELCO (TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company). Tata Motors has a consolidated revenue of USD 16 billion after the acquisition of British automotive brands Jaguar and Landrover in 2008.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 4:30 – 10:00 GMT
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REUTERS (US THOMSON REUTERS) Reuters Group Limited is a UK-based, Canadian company. This news company provides information about financial markets from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters. Its main focus is on supplying the financial markets with information and trading products. This includes market data, such as share prices and currency rates, research and analysis, as well as trading systems that allow dealers to buy and sell such assets as currencies and shares on a computer screen instead of by telephone or on a trading floor like that of the New York Stock Exchange. Competitors include Bloomberg L.P. and Dow Jones Newswires. It is now a part of Thomson Reuters.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-16:00 GMT
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BAE SYSTEMS (LONDON)

BAE Systems plc is a British defense, security and aerospace company headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire, England, that has global interests, particularly in North America through its subsidiary BAE Systems Inc. BAE is the world’s second-largest defense contractor and the largest in Europe. It was formed on 30 November 1999 by the £7.7 billion merger of two British companies, Marconi Electronic Systems (MES), the defense electronics and naval shipbuilding subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc (GEC), and the aircraft, munitions and naval systems manufacturer British Aerospace (BAE).

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-16:00 GMT
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ROLLS ROYCE (LONDON)

Rolls-Royce is a British aircraft engine maker, and the second-largest in the world, behind GE Aviation. The company has related businesses in the defense aerospace, marine and energy markets.

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HSBC HOLDINGS (LONDON)

HSBC Holdings Plc. is a public limited company incorporated in England and Wales in 1990, and headquartered in London since 1993. As of 2009, it is both the world’s largest banking group and the world’s 6th largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine. The company has a global reach and financial fundamentals matched by few other banking or financial multinationals.
HSBC is listed on the London, New York, Hong Kong, Paris and Bermuda Stock Exchanges, and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index and the Hang Seng Index.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-16:00 GMT
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COCA COLA (US)

Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants and vending machines internationally. The Coca-Cola Company claims that the beverage is sold in more than 200 countries. It is produced by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia, and is often simply referred to as Coke or Cola.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 15:00-21:00 GMT
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SBERBANK (RUSSIA)

Sberbank Rossii is the largest bank in Russia and Eastern Europe. The company’s headquarters are in Moscow and its history goes back to the financial reform of 1841. In many regions, Sberbank is practically the only bank capable of providing local administrations with complex banking services and rendering significant financial support in implementing investment and social programs.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-14:30 GMT
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LUKOIL (RUSSIA)

Lukoil is Russia’s largest oil company and its largest producer of oil. In 2007, the company produced 96.645 million tons of oil; 1.953 million barrels per day.
Its international upstream subsidiary is called Lukoil Overseas Holding. Headquartered in Moscow, Lukoil is the second largest public company (next to ExxonMobil) in terms of proven oil and gas reserves. In 2008, the company had 19.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent per SPE standards. This accounts to some 1.3% of global oil reserves. The company has operations in more than 40 countries around the world.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-14:30 GMT
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GOOGLE (US)

Google Inc. is an American public corporation, earning revenue from advertising related to its Internet search, e-mail, online mapping, office productivity, social networking, etc. Google has also developed an open source web browser and a mobile operating system. As of March 31, 2009 (2009-03-31), the company has 19,786 full-time employees. The company is running millions of servers worldwide, which process hundreds of millions of search requests each day.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 15:00-21:00 GMT
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BP (BRITISH PETROLEUM0

BP plc is the third largest global energy company, the 5th largest company in the world and UK’s largest company, with headquarters in St James’s, City of Westminster, London. The company is among the largest private sector energy corporation in the world, and one of the six “supermajors” (vertically integrated private sector oil exploration, natural gas, and petroleum product marketing companies).

Trading hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 – 16:00 GMT
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GAZPROM (RUSSIA)

Gazprom is the largest extractor of natural gas in the world and the largest Russian company. In 2008, the company produced 549.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas, amounting to 17% of the worldwide gas production. In addition, the company produced 32 million tons of oil and 10.9 million tons of gas. Gazprom’s activities accounted for 10% of Russia’s gross domestic product in 2008.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30-14:30 GMT
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NIKE (US)

Nike, Inc. is a major publicly traded sportswear and equipment supplier based in the United States. It is the world’s leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment with revenue in excess of $18.6 billion USD in its fiscal year 2008. As of 2008, it employed more than 30,000 people worldwide.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 15:00-21:00 GMT
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APPLE (US)

Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software products. The company’s best-known hardware products include Macintosh computers, the iPod and the iPhone. The company operates more than 250 retail stores in nine countries and an online store where hardware and software products are sold.

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CITI ( US – CITIGROUP)

Citigroup Inc. (branded Citi), is a major American financial services company based in New York, NY. Citigroup Inc. has the world’s largest financial services network, spanning 140 countries with approximately 16,000 offices worldwide and employs approximately 322,000 staff around the world.
It is the world’s largest bank by total customers & worldwide branch network as of 2009. It is a primary dealer in US Treasury securities. Citigroup suffered huge losses during the global financial crisis of 2008 and was rescued in November 2008 in a massive bailout by the U.S. government.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 15:00-19:00 GMT
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