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Thursday,15 October 2020 at 16:04

UK and European stocks closed sharply lower as public health restrictions returned across Europe due to a surge in coronavirus infections.

The dollar inched higher as rising coronavirus cases and scant progress towards a U.S. stimulus deal unsettled investors.

Oil prices fell as new restrictions to stem a surge in COVID-19 infections increased uncertainty over the outlook for economic growth and a recovery in fuel demand. 

Gold prices fell after hopes faded for an U.S. fiscal stimulus package before the presidential election, denting bullion’s appeal as a hedge against inflation.

Mondi was on the back foot after the packaging group reported a drop in third-quarter profit as lower average selling prices and negative currency effects more than offset lower costs.

Rolls-Royce was the top performer after lifting the amount it plans to raise on the corporate bond market to £2bn from £1bn following good interest from investors. 

At the close
FTSE 100 5,832 (-1.73%)
FTSE 250 17,838 (-0.62%)
DAX 12,703 (-2.49%)
At 17:00
Dow Jones 28,369 (-0.51%)
S&P 500 3,464 (-0.69%)
NASDAQ 11,652 (-0.98%)
Fixed Income
UK 10-YR YIELD 0.18
Exchange Rates
GBP/USD 1.291
GBP/EUR 1.103
Gold $1,904 +0.15%
Brent $42.52 (-2.07%)
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