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European stock markets

European Stock Futures Higher; German Retail Sales Slump

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, helped by upbeat comments from the ECB, but concerns remain about the strength of the global economic recovery. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.3% higher, CAC 40 Futuresin France climbed 0.6% and the...

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European shares

European stocks head lower on virus, policy anxiety

European shares headed lower on Thursday after data outlined faltering German consumer morale as COVID-19 cases surged, while worries about monetary policy outlook further dented the mood. The pan-European STOXX 600index fell 0.6% by 0707 GMT, with retail and mining stocks among the biggest losers. Investors remained on edge...

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UK economy

UK economy grew by stronger-than-expected 1.0% in June

Britain’s economy grew by a faster-than expected 1.0% in June, boosted by the huge services sector as people resumed going to see their doctors following the pandemic and after many hospitality firms were allowed to resume indoor service in mid-May, official data showed on Thursday. A Reuters poll of...

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British house prices

UK house prices return to growth in July – Halifax

British house prices rose in July after falling in June as demand for bigger homes following pandemic lockdowns helped to soften the impact of a reduced tax break for buyers, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday. House prices last month were 0.4% higher than in June when they fell...

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