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Thursday,17 November 2022 at 08:49
U.K. and European markets opened mixed as investors focused
on geopolitics and a big budget announcement due in the U.K.
Shares in the Asia-Pacific
traded mostly lower with the Hang Seng Index falling 2.09%
as Chinese technology stocks saw sharp losses.
Oil prices fell for a second
day in early Asian trade as concerns over geopolitical tensions
Gold prices were flat as
safe-haven demand from latest geopolitical concerns faded.
In corporate news, Royal Mail owner International
Distribution Systems swung to a half-year loss, blaming
weak parcel volumes and strikes at the UK postal carrier.
Pre-tax losses came in at £127m, compared with a profit of £315m a year
FTSE 100 7,330 (-0.27%)
FTSE 250 19,070 (-0.22%)
DAX 14,361 +0.90%
At the close
Dow Jones 33,553 (-0.12%)
S&P 500 3,958 (-0.83%)
NASDAQ 11,183 (-1.54%)
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.126
Gold $1,768 (-0.20%)
Brent $92.76 +0.18%
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