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Wednesday,21 September 2022 at 07:36
& European markets opened broadly lower as investors in the region brace themselves for
another aggressive interest rate move from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Shares in Asia-Pacific
traded lower following Wall Street’s negative lead.
Oil prices slid,
extending the previous day’s losses.
Gold prices lingered near
their lowest level since April 2020, as investors prepared for
the likelihood of another super-sized interest rate hike.
In corporate news, JD
Sports said it had agreed a truce with former CEO Peter
Cowgill, including a non-compete and consultancy deal that will see him receive
£5.5m in addition to his salary package up to his departure in May and a 12
month notice period.
Cowgill was unceremoniously dumped from the company he helped build into a multi-national
leisure and sportswear chain after shareholders raised concerns about his
bonuses and reluctance to split the roles of chairman and chief executive.
FTSE 100 7,210 +0.26%
FTSE 250 18,541 +0.07%
DAX 12,544 (-1.01%)
At the close
Dow Jones 30,706 (-1.01%)
S&P 500 3,855 (-1.01%)
NASDAQ 11,425 (-0.95%)
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.237
Gold $1,671 +0.55%
Brent $92.99 +2.38%
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