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Monday,06 March 2023 at 17:11
UK & European stock markets closed mixed after paring
modest early-session gains.
U.S. stocks edged higher,
kicking off the start of a busy week.
Oil prices slipped after
China set a lower-than-expected target for economic growth this year at around
5%, and as investors cautiously awaited U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome
Powell’s testimony this week.
Gold prices retreated from
an earlier 2½-week high as traders awaited U.S. Federal Reserve
Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony this week for hints on future rate hikes.
In corporate news, estate agent Foxtons said
on Monday that it has agreed to buy Atkinson
McLeod for £7.4m.
Atkinson operates in Central East London across four branches, with a lettings
business that generates around 90% of its revenues across approximately 1,100
At the close
FTSE 100 7,929 (-0.22%)
FTSE 250 20,064 +0.69%
DAX 15,653 +0.48%
Dow Jones 33,489 +0.30%
S&P 500 4,069 +0.59%
NASDAQ 11,798 +0.93%
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.872
Gold $1,851 (-0.20%)
Brent $86.20 +0.34%
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