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NYSE to open on Monday as world markets wait

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will recommence trading at 9.30am Monday New York time in a session that will set the lead for the rest of the world&#39s markets which have seen low volumes of trading since Tuesday&#39s attack on the financial district of New York.

European markets remained steady and saw small gains on light trading yesterday, while the Nikkei rallied to close above 10,000, as investors looked to the reopening of US exchanges on Monday for a lead on equity valuations.

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