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Current UK share prices

This page lists some of the key sources for current UK share prices. Current prices are usually time delayed by 15-20 minutes, though this varies from site to site.

London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange maintains a free Prices & News service with a delay of at least 15 minutes. You can look up individual stocks or view the day's top five risers, fallers and volume leaders. The information listed for individual securities includes:

- current bid/offer
- current price
- high/low
- volume
- last closing price
- the last 5 trades

The London Stock Exchange also provides news, basic company information, trading information, a chart of share price performance and the number and value of trades.

FT Data Archive

The FT Data Archive is probably the largest collection of UK market indices and their constituent share prices. The Equities: Find a company tool allows you to search for an equity or fund and narrow your search region. The data available includes share prices, market capitalisation and p/e ratios.


The BBC's BBC Business website publishes market behaviour, share prices and company information supplied by Morningstar. Prices are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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