18 September 2014 Last updated at 23:20

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Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.

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Market index Current value Trend Variation % variation
Dow Jones 17265.99 Up 109.14 0.64%
Nasdaq 4593.43 Up 40.67 0.89%
S&P 500 2011.36 Up 9.79 0.49%
FTSE 100 6819.29 Up 38.39 0.57%
Dax 9798.13 Up 136.63 1.41%
BBC Global 30 7442.67 Down -42.58 -0.57%

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