YesOdd in the morning. This performance is expected from the stock markets overnight with the FTSE 100 open.
5 things to start your day
1) Tax increases or further curiosity ‘the only way’ Covid Chancellor Ishii Sunak faces a final selection of donations as Karnavirus Measures threatens to consume its planned growth for the departmental budget.
2) Curfew at 10pm pub and bar slam Business owners leave anxiously after the curfew was imposed except for government scientists without modeling its impact on the infection.
3) Black bankers fighting for the place of Rising Stars at the top table in the Black Business Awards give their verdict on how far the field has come in diversity – and how far it still has to go.
4) What can negative rates do for your pension is that the Bank of England can charge interest rates below zero to help the ailing economy – but at what cost?
5) Petrol station kings take pole position in Asda race Blackburn billionaires are ready to buy supermarkets from Walmart, which means losing a private equity giant.
What happened overnight
Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday after Wall Street recovered some of its losses this month as investors awaited a debate between President Donald Trump and his rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in the November election.
Shanghai and Seoul have advanced while Tokyo and Hong Kong have declined. Sydney was slightly-changed.
The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.5pc to 3,231.89, while Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.3pc to 23,433.82, less than reports that telcos giant NTT Corporation plans to privatize its mobile carrier DoCoMo to keep rates lower. Will be able.
Hong Kong’s Hang Senang fell 0.3pc to 23,414.78.
In Seoul, Kospi rose 0.8 pcs to 2,325.33 and Sydney’s S&P ASX 200 closed at 5,949.80, up 0.1,5cc. New Zealand declined while gains from Singapore and Jakarta.
Interim results: AA, Cairn Energy, Card Factory, IHS Market
Full year: Ferguson, Hotel Chocolate
Business Statement: Granger, Greggs
Economy: Mortgage approval and nding, consumer credit (UK), business and consumer confidence (eurozone), balance of goods trade (US)
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