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Wednesday,19 January 2022 at 08:24
and European stocks opened lower as global markets take a downturn after a sell-off on Wall Street on
Tuesday, prompted by rising bond yields and worse-than-expected earnings.
Asia-Pacific markets fell following
an overnight sell-off on Wall Street.
Oil prices rose
as an outage on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey increased concerns about an
already tight supply outlook amid worrisome geopolitical troubles in Russia and
the United Arab Emirates.
Gold prices felltowards the previous session’s one-week low as the prospect of aggressive rate hikes by the
U.S. Federal Reserve sent benchmark Treasury yields to two-year highs, reducing
the appeal of non-yielding bullion.
In corporate news, fashion retailer Burberryreported a 5% rise in third quarter revenues driven by an
acceleration in full price sales.
The company said revenue for the 13 weeks to December 25 came in at £723m
compared with £688m.
FTSE 100 7,560 (-0.04%)
FTSE 250 22,581 (-0.32%)
DAX 15,636 (-0.85%)
At the close
Dow Jones 35,368 (-1.51%)
S&P 500 4,577 (-1.84%)
NASDAQ 14,506 (-2.60%)
UK 10-YR YIELD 1.224
Gold $1,813 (-0.02%)
Brent $88.08 (-0.46%)
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