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Friday,03 February 2023 at 08:47
& European markets opened lower as investors continued to digest the latest moves by the U.S.
Federal Reserve and a slew of earnings reports.
Stocks in the Asia-Pacific
traded mixed as shares of Adani Enterprises plunged and
last traded 15% lower, continuing a sell-off triggered by allegations raised by
short seller firm Hindenburg.
Oil prices made
modest gains in early trade but were heading for a second
straight week of losses, as the market looked for more signs of a strong
recovery in fuel demand in China to offset looming slumps in other major
Gold prices steadied after
a sharp sell-off in the previous session.
In corporate news, earnings at Apple fell
by more than expected during the first quarter, sending shares in the US tech
Posting results after the bell on Thursday, Apple said that total net sales had
fallen 5.5% year-on-year to $117.2bn, below analyst forecasts for around
FTSE 100 7,826 +0.08%
FTSE 250 20,453 (-0.78%)
DAX 15,361 (-0.95%)
At the close
Dow Jones 34,053 (-0.11%)
S&P 500 4,179 +1.47%
NASDAQ 12,200 +3.25%
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.052
Gold $1,912 +0.02%
Brent $81.86 (-0.28%)
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