Archive for Tag: European And Global Stocks

Wall Street

Global stocks rise sharply with investors’ renewed risk appetite; oil settles up

Wall Street closed significantly higher on Tuesday after a bruising session the prior day, with oil prices also gaining as investors sought riskier assets despite surging cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant around the world. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would be taking steps to fight...

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European stock markets

European Stock Futures Mixed; Omicron News, Fed Meeting in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open in subdued fashion Tuesday as investors digest the spread of the Omicron Covid variant ahead of three key central bank meetings this week. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% higher, while CAC 40 futures...

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Global stocks

Global stocks rise, markets set for central bank parade

Global stocks pushed ahead on Monday with investors wagering markets can weather whatever comes from a host of central bank meetings this week, including the likely early end to U.S. policy stimulus. European shares prepared to follow suit, with pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 futures up 0.33% in early deals....

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European stock futures

U.S. & European stock futures rise, oil bounces

U.S. and European stocks futures moved higher on Monday as Asian markets lagged, while bonds surrendered some of their recent gains and oil rallied as Saudi Arabia lifted its crude prices. November’s mixed U.S. jobs report did little to shake market expectations of more aggressive tightening by the Federal...

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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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