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US futures pointed to a muted open on Wall Street on Friday as investors continued to mull developments regarding Russia’s involvement in the US presidential election.
London stocks had managed to eke out small gains by midday on Friday, reversing an earlier drop as the pound slipped back on renewed Brexit angst.
These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields: US: 2. 38% (+6bp)UK: 1. 31% (+2bp)Germany: 0. 38% (+0bp)France: 0. 73% (-0bp)Spain: 1. 54% (-1bp)Portugal: 1.
Innovative US carmaker Tesla Motors has unveiled its first ever electric truck, as it attempts to offer an alternative to gas-guzzling diesel lorries.
Building services group TClarke has held onto its optimism throughout 2017 about its prospects for the year after an encouraging third quarter in which it helped complete the new London headquarters for both Bloomberg and Facebook.
Wall Street was back in the green on Thursday, bouncing back from weakness earlier in the week thanks to a crop of positive corporate updates and a robust reading on factory output, even as some analysts continue to differ on the outlook.
Commodities were mostly lower again on Wednesday amid a continued 'risk-off' tone to trading as optimism regarding the prospect for US tax reforms continued to ebb.
Wall Street is trading slightly lower, but well-off its intra-day lows, following the release of stronger than expected consumer price inflation and retail sales data for October and amid lingering concerns about the progress being made by the White House on tax reforms.
US crude oil and product stockpiles were mostly higher last week against a back drop of rising domestic production and net imports.