Archive for Tag: European And Global Stocks

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Tech stocks help Global markets shake off China blues

Global shares bounced on Tuesday, led by technology names across the region and as Chinese markets clawed back ground lost after disappointing economic data, while the improved investor confidence weighed on the safe-haven dollar. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.05%. It is up about 6%...

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European stocks eke out fresh record as ECB raises recovery outlook

European stocks inched to fresh peaks on Thursday as the European Central Bank raised its recovery outlook and promised to keep ample stimulus flowing, while travel stocks fell after a recent run of gains. The pan-European STOXX 600index was up just 0.1%, but at a fresh record high of...

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European shares stay at record highs; commodity stocks fall

European stocks hit record highs on Monday as another run of gains in automakers more than offset early declines in commodity-linked shares sparked by downbeat China export data. The European automobiles and parts index rose 0.9% to reach its highest since March 2015, extending a 5.3% rally from last...

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Global equities nearly grasp all-time record, dollar drops after U.S. jobs data

Global stocks rallied on Friday and closed near all-time highs, and oil and gold rose while the dollar dropped after U.S. jobs data was strong but not as robust as expected, easing investor worries that the Federal Reserve would soon rein in monetary stimulus. U.S. employers increased hiring in...

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European stock traders place their blockbuster bets in the dark

Think of an exclusive poker game where the minimum bet is close to $1 million. The stock-trading version, “dark pools” that host blockbuster trades, are pulling in major money in Europe. On June 24, 2016 – the day after the Brexit vote – just 3% of trades on the...

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Equities rally, dollar falls as inflation concerns grow

Global equity markets gained on Monday while the dollar traded near four-month lows against major currencies as investors eye upcoming U.S. inflation readings for guidance on monetary policy. Market participants were gearing up for U.S. personal consumption data – the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation measure – on Thursday, and...

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European Stock Futures Lower; Inflation Worries Weigh

European stock markets are seen weakening at the open Tuesday, following the previous session’s tech-led selloff on Wall Street on increased inflation worries. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% lower, CAC 40 futures in France dropped 1.1% and the FTSE 100...

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European Stock Futures Edge Higher

European stock markets are seen edging higher at the open, continuing the positive tone from the previous session, as investors digest more corporate earnings ahead of a Bank of England meeting. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% higher, CAC 40 futures...

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European Stock Futures Mixed; Reopening Confidence Grows

European stock markets are seen opening in a mixed fashion Tuesday, amid continued concerns over rising Covid-19 cases in India but also optimism as major economies around the world reopen. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% lower, CAC 40 futures in...

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European Stock Futures Higher; Dovish Fed Message Helps

European stock markets are seen edging higher at the open Thursday, as investors digest the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep to its easy money policy while the first-quarter earnings season continues. At 3:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% higher, CAC 40 futures...

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