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Thursday,07 October 2021 at 15:56
and European stocks closed higher, continuing a week that has seen wild swings in global market sentiment
and trading. U.S stocks advanced with
investors cheering developments in Washington as lawmakers reached an agreement
that would temporarily avert a government default by mid-month.
Oil priced higher.
Gold priced slightly loweras investors steered clear of big bets before U.S. jobs data
that could give the Federal Reserve more fuel to wind down economic support
In corporate news, mining stocks were the top performers as metals prices
gained, with Anglo
Rio Tinto and
on the back foot after the bank pleaded guilty to breaches of money-laundering
At the close
FTSE 100 7,078 +1.17%
FTSE 250 22,559 +0.77%
DAX 15,245 +1.82%
Dow Jones 34,923 +1.47%
S&P 500 4,423 +1.39%
NASDAQ 14,740 +1.64%
UK 10-YR YIELD 1.082
Gold $1,757 (-0.29%)
Brent $81.82 +1.19%
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