Stocks lower on renewed concerns over coronavirus numbers and inflation

This morning, UK and European stocks are attempting to recover some of yesterday's sell-off. Markets fell on Thursday on rising concerns over the spread of the delta variant of coronavirus and its impact on global economic recovery.

Stocks lower on renewed concerns over coronavirus numbers and inflation

UK and European stocks are off to a weak start to the week following Asian markets lower on renewed concerns about new coronavirus Delta variant infections and inflation.

In the UK, these worries seem to be weighing more than any optimism over Freedom Day this morning.

Energy stocks are being marked down again after news that OPEC+ reached an agreement on the weekend to boost oil supply starting in August.

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