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Wednesday,16 November 2022 at 09:19
U.K. and European markets were mixed as political
instability gripped the region after a missile hit Polish territory, raising
tensions between Russia and NATO.
Shares in the Asia-Pacific
were mostly lower as world leaders gathered in Bali,
Indonesia for a second day of the Group of 20 summit.
Oil prices were little
changed as Covid-19 cases in China continued to climb,
sparking worries of lower fuel demand in the world’s top crude importer.
Gold prices steadied near
a three-month peak as signs of cooling U.S. inflation
boosted bets for smaller rate hikes.
In corporate news, Mr Kipling owner Premier
Foods backed its full-year expectations as it posted a
rise in first-half profit and revenue despite a challenging backdrop.
In the 26 weeks to 1 October, adjusted pre-tax profit increased 11.9% to £47m
on revenue of £418.6m, up 6.2% on the same period a year earlier.
FTSE 100 7,379 +0.18%
FTSE 250 19,328 (-0.66%)
DAX 14,337 (-0.29%)
At the close
Dow Jones 33,592 +0.17%
S&P 500 3,991 +0.87%
NASDAQ 11,358 +1.45%
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.309
Gold $1,777 (-0.03%)
Brent $93.93 +0.25%
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