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Stocks higher at start of week

Stocks higher at start of week 150 150 Realm

UK and European stocks have opened higher this morning. In the US this week’s focus will be on the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting tomorrow and Wednesday.

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UK GDP falls less than expected in January

UK GDP falls less than expected in January 150 150 Realm

Data released this morning by the Office for National Statistics shows that UK GDP fell 2.9% in January. This is better than expected with 4.9% forecasted.

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US stimulus approval lifts sentiment

US stimulus approval lifts sentiment 150 150 Realm

Sentiment was helped by a drop in US Treasury yields and a positive mood ahead of Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief bill being passed by House Democrats today.

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