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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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Germany may take part in Lufthansa capital increase

Germany is considering participating in a planned 3 billion euro ($3.7 billion) capital increase at Lufthansa, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told Reuters on Wednesday, a move that could help to repay the airline’s state-backed bailout. Reuters last month reported that Lufthansa was working with Deutsche Bank and Bank of...

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EU reaches deal on tax transparency for multinational firms

European Union government and parliament negotiators reached a deal on Tuesday on rules that will force large multinational companies to disclose how much revenue and tax they pay in the 27-nation bloc and how much in countries considered tax havens by the EU. The new law, proposed by the...

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France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.57%

France stocks were lower after the close on Monday.At the close in Paris, the CAC 40fell 0.57%, while the SBF 120index lost 0.52%. The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were ArcelorMittal SA , which rose 1.51% or 0.40 points to trade at 26.89 at the...

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European shares hit record high on Airbus boost, Bayer hurt by Roundup ruling

European shares closed at a record high on Thursday boosted by Airbus after the planemaker hiked its jet output targets, while German shares weakened after shares in pharmaceuticals maker Bayer were hit by a court ruling. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 0.3% to 446.44 points, a record closing high....

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UK may support steel, but unlikely to nationalise Liberty

Britain is open to providing support for steel as a strategic sector, but nationalising Liberty Steel after the collapse of its main lender was unlikely, business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said on Tuesday. Liberty and the rest of Sanjeev Gupta’s family conglomerate have been seeking to refinance its cash-starved web...

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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 stocks rise for the week with cautious optimism, inflation fears linger

European stocks rose on Friday, as Swiss luxury goods maker Richemont jumped after its results and accelerating business growth in the euro zone kept investors cautiously optimistic in the face of rising inflation worries. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 0.6%, capping the week with a small gain. Cartier-owner Richemont...

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European stocks resume slide on rising inflation worries

European stocks slid on Thursday, tracking a selloff on Wall Street, as a rapid rise in U.S. inflation spooked investors, while a drop in commodity prices weighed on heavyweight miners. The pan-European STOXX 600 indices fell 1.0%, heading further away from all-time highs. British luxury brand Burberry tumbled 8.8%...

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