World stocks stutter before Fed decision

London (AFP) – Global stock markets struggled Wednesday ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy decision as investors lost their appetite for risk that had fuelled a recent rally as coronavirus lockdowns eased.Europe jumped out of the blocks at the open, but swiftly fell back as caution prevailed before the conclusion of the Fed’s latest monetary policy gathering.Earlier, Asia had already turned in a subdued performance.Wall Street was also on tip toes as nervous punters tried to guess the US central bank’s next moves.’Pivotal’The meeting “could well be pivotal in deciding whether markets continu…

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