European, US stocks hover near record highs on Covid recovery hopes – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news as Covid recovery hopes lift the FTSE 250 and German Dax

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Deliveroo shares have opened slightly higher on the first day of unconditional trading, as retail investors were allowed to take part for the first time.

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And another!

The FTSE 250, which returned to pre-pandemic levels on Tuesday, has surpassed the record closing high of 22,108 reached in January 2020.

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Source: theguardian
European, US stocks hover near record highs on Covid recovery hopes – business live