- All-Country World Index gains 0.1% to record close
- Pan-European equity indexes also hit record highs
- U.S. tech giants take G7 deal on corporate taxes in stride
- Brent climbs above $72 a barrel, then retreats
- Graphic: Global asset performance http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn
LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets closed at a record high on Monday as technology shares took in stride a deal by the world’s richest nations on a corporate tax aimed at U.S. tech heavyweights, and oil prices jumped to a two-year high.
MSCI’s all-country world equity index (.MIWD00000PUS) gained 0.1%, marking its sixth record close in seven days, as stocks advanced on expectations of an economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.
Oil climbed above $72 a barrel, extending this year’s rally built on rising recovery demand and supply curbs from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, before giving up the gains as…