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Tuesday,08 November 2022 at 08:39
and European markets declined as global investors look to the United States, where midterm
elections are taking place.
Stocks in the Asia-Pacific
were mixed as investors digest the Bank of Japan’s summary of
opinions and look ahead to the U.S. midterm elections.
Oil prices were little
changed as supply worries offset recession fears and China’s
commitment to its zero-Covid policy.
Gold prices slipped.
In corporate news, housebuilder Persimmon warned
of fewer completions and a hit to margins from falling house prices amid the
The company said cancellation rates had risen to 28% from 21% in the last six
weeks after the government’s disastrous mini budget - which saw thousands of
mortgage offers pulled from the market - and rising interest rates.
FTSE 100 7,266 (-0.47%)
FTSE 250 18,493 (-0.35%)
DAX 13,522 (-0.09%)
At the close
Dow Jones 32,827 +1.31%
S&P 500 3,806 +0.96%
NASDAQ 10,564 +0.85%
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.679
Gold $1,668 (-0.37%)
Brent $97.71 (-0.17%)
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