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World Markets Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 19/04/2022



ASX finishes up 0.6%; AMP in talks with Dexus over sale

The Australian stock market finished Tuesday up 0.6%, lifted by miners and energy giants.


Asian Shares Mixed As Growth Worries Weigh

Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as all markets reopened following a long holiday weekend.


European markets fall, with Russia’s next move in Ukraine in focus

European stocks were lower on Tuesday, with investors’ attention focused on the latest developments in the war between Russia and Ukraine


Gold edges lower as firm U.S. dollar weighs

Gold eased on Tuesday after having touched a resistance at the $2,000 per-ounce level in the previous session, as the dollar rose to a two-year high and dented bullion’s appeal.

Oil dips in volatile trade amid demand concerns, supply disruptions

Oil prices slipped in volatile trading on Tuesday as investors weighed demand concerns against tight global supplies after Libya halted some exports and as factories in Shanghai prepared to reopen following a COVID-19 shutdown.


Stock Futures Waver Ahead of Earnings; Oil Drops

U.S. stock futures wobbled between small gains and losses on Tuesday and bond yields continued to climb, as investors looked to a cross-section of corporate earnings reports for insights on how businesses were weathering a period of rampant inflation.