FTSE 100 flies away after long weekend, Sensex loses 300 points Business News

London’s FTSE 100 surged higher in the first trading session of the week on Tuesday, as mining stocks led the charge.

The blue chip index closed up 57 points at 7,080, while the FTSE 250 closed up 191 points at 22,874.

Indices on Wall Street had mixed finishes later, dragged down by tech and health care stocks. The S&P 500 slipped less than 0.1%. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.1% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up to rise 0.1%.

Asia-Pacific stocks also saw mixed trading in the morning on Wednesday. While Japan’s Nikkei 225 has advanced more than a hundred points, South Korea’s Kospi hovers around the flat line. The Hang Seng index is down 0.5%, while the Shanghai composite is also down 0.7%.

Meanwhile, Australian stocks advanced, with the S & P / ASX 200 rising 0.9%, after official data showed higher than expected growth in the Australian economy for the first quarter. The MSCI’s largest Asia-Pacific stock index outside of Japan traded up 1.3 percent.

Indian indices opened lower on Wednesday, dragged down by mixed global indices and losses among banking heavyweights. Sensex dropped over 300 points in the first few hours of trading, trading around 51,600, while Nifty dropped 70 points, trading at 15,500.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-02 05:36:54

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