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Wednesday,13 October 2021 at 07:25
and European stocks opened loweras concerns around global growth and inflation continue to rattle market
Shares in mainland China
were higheras investors reacted to the release of Chinese
trade data for September.
Oil prices droppedamid
worries that soaring coal and natural gas prices in China, India and Europe
will stoke inflation and slow global growth, reducing oil demand.
Gold prices held steady,
helped by a slight pullback in U.S. dollar.
In corporate news, house builder Barrattsaid strong demand for its homes had continued into the current
fiscal year despite a reduction in government incentives, and stated that it
was on track to deliver full-year medium targets.
that it had not experienced any disruption to its building programme as a
result of the Brexit-related supply chain crisis currently gripping the UK.
FTSE 100 7,088 (-0.58%)
FTSE 250 22,448 (-0.09%)
DAX 15,145 (-0.01%)
At the close
Dow Jones 34,378 (-0.34%)
S&P 500 4,350 (-0.24%)
NASDAQ 14,465 (-0.14%)
UK 10-YR YIELD 1.151
Gold $1,762 +0.17%
Brent $83.38 +0.10%
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