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Thursday,16 March 2023 at 08:42
UK and European markets opened higher as regional investors
breathed a sigh of relief after the Swiss National Bank said it would provide a
liquidity backstop to beleaguered bank Credit Suisse.
dropped but largely pared losses as the trading day went
on as turmoil around Credit Suisse added onto banking fears in the region.
Oil prices rose in
early Asian trade, clawing back some ground from more than
one-year lows hit in the previous session.
Gold retreated from
a safe-haven-driven rally, which sent prices to their highest since
In corporate news, meal delivery firm Deliveroo on Wednesday said it was set
to lift earnings this year and announced a £50m share buyback after an improved
second half of 2022.
The company forecast core earnings of £20-50m. Gross transaction value (GTV), a
key measure for the company, rose 9% year-on-year to £6.8bn, driven by
continued market share gains in the UK and Ireland and key international
markets such as France and Italy
FTSE 100 7,423 +0.41%
FTSE 250 18,775 +0.81%
DAX 14,880 +1.04%
At the close
Dow Jones 31,874 (-0.87%)
S&P 500 3,891 (-0.70%)
NASDAQ 11,434 +0.05%
UK 10-YR YIELD 3.437
Gold $1,917 (-0.04%)
Brent $74.52 +0.38%
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