The U.S. Dow Jones stock index increased 0.17% to 18,199.33 points, S&P 500 fell 0.17% to – 2,139.43 points and the NASDAQ slid 0.63% to 5,250.27 points.
In the European stock markets, FTSE 100 index dropped 0.85%% to 6,958.09 points, French CAC 40 slipped 0.14% to 4,534.59 and Germany’s DAX descended 0.44% to 10,709.68.
At the latest COMEX auctions, gold price increased $0.90 (£0.74) to $1,267.50 (£1,037.93) an ounce, and silver went down $0.04 (£0.03) to $17.59 (£14.40).Risk Warning:
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