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President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have still not reached an agreement on how to raise the US government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling.
A look at how the major markets are performing on Monday.
Germany’s Dax index rose to a record intraday high on Friday as growing investor confidence in corporate earnings made it Europe’s second-best-performing main equity market this year. The index, a measure of Germany’s 40 biggest listed companies, added 0.9 per cent to more than 16,320, surpassing its previous high of 16,290 set in November 2021. Shares in Adidas and Siemens are up almost a quarter this year as investors have warmed to stronger than expected corporate earnings, enabling the market to shrug off concerns that Europe’s largest economy is on the cusp of recession.
FTSE 100 closes the week higher as the UK economy returned to growth.
US stocks rose as investors braced for a crucial bank earnings season and digested the latest employment data which showed rise in unemployment.
Bank of England rate hike, banks and stronger pound send FTSE 100 lower.
Trading steadied in the US on Tuesday with indices climbing as fears over the knock-on effect following the failure of Silicon Valley Bank eased.
Powell said during his Senate Banking Committee testimony that interest rates may rise “higher” than previously expected.
FTSE 100 nursed losses as Arm chooses to float in New York.
The FTSE 100 and European stocks bounced back to finish this Thursday mostly higher despite concerns about more rate hikes in Europe and in the US grew stronger amid signs of sticky inflation.
London’s blue-chip index fnished in the red.
UK public borrowing increased by more than expected last month as the government ploughed billions into its subsidies for household bills.
The UK’s FTSE 100 benchmark index was off to a positive start this week.
Alongwith the global markets, European shares too have started 2023 with a bang.
Worries about a recession are keeping investors on edge.
The UK blue chip index finished lower on revived concerns about recession and rate rises.
Wall Street fell into negative territory after good start.
FTSE 100 lower as UK wage growth fails to keep up with inflation.
The blue-chip index edged higher as 'investors appear to have fallen back in love with UK assets'.
The FTSE 100 traded as high as 7847, nearing the record high of 7,903.
US inflation falls to lowest level in more than a year.
The UK’s blue-chip share index hit its highest level in over four years.
The US central bank chair underscored importance of maintaining focus on inflation and labour market.
Wall Street rallies after US jobs report.
Travellers arriving in Britain face long queues and delays, with up to half a million people likely to be affected.