|12 December, 2019

Thursday Outlook: Investors on edge as tariffs, UK election, ECB loom

Oil prices edge higher as OPEC revises forecast; Aramco flotation propels Saudi bourse into global top ten

A trader works as a screen shows market data behind him at CMC markets in London, Britain, December 11, 2018.

A trader works as a screen shows market data behind him at CMC markets in London, Britain, December 11, 2018.

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Asian shares rise as Fed cheer offsets trade, UK angst
The Fed kept interest rates unchanged which helped MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan to rise 0.2%

Oil prices gain as OPEC revises deficit forecast
Brent futures rose 24 cents, or 0.4% to $63.96 a barrel, while WTI crude was down 10 cents

Dollar licks wounds as Fed disappoints bulls, UK election awaited
The greenback hit its lowest in more than a month against the euro after the Fed meeting, and sat just above that level at $1.1133

Gold holds overnight gains after Fed keeps rates steady
Spot gold was largely unchanged at $1,474.71 per ounce

'Vindication' - Saudi Arabia hails 10% debut jump in Aramco shares
Valuation closes in on Crown Prince's $2 trillion goal

Mideast Stocks: Aramco's stellar debut cheers Saudi shares; most Gulf indexes gain
Nine out of 12 Saudi banks gain


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