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World Markets Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 28/04/2022



ASX closes 1.3% higher, AMP and Fortescue soar

The ASX 200 rebounded strongly and closed on a high, up 1.3% or 95.7 points at 7356.9 with energy stocks and miners like Fortescue and BHP lifting the bourse.


Asian Markets Trade Mostly Higher

Asian stock markets are trading mostly higher on Thursday, following the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street


European markets climb on earnings boost as investors monitor Russian gas supplies to Europe

European stocks advanced on Thursday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings and continued to monitor developments in Ukraine, and Russia’s next move on its gas supplies to Europe.


Gold falls to 10-week low on lofty dollar, imminent U.S. rate hike

Gold prices fell to a 10-week low on Thursday, as an elevated U.S. dollar hurt demand for greenback-priced bullion, while an impending Federal Reserve interest rate hike also dented the metal’s appeal as an inflation hedge.

Oil falls as China fuel demand concerns linger

Oil prices dropped on Thursday as investor remained cautious about dwindling fuel demand in China, the world’s biggest oil importer, due to COVID-19 restrictions.