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European stocks steady as Nestle shines in mixed bag of earnings

European shares were flat on Wednesday as strong results from Nestle boosted food company stocks and made up for disappointing earnings from a clutch of firms, including French luxury group Kering and Dutch semiconductor company ASML. The pan-European index inched up 0.1%, reversing slight opening losses after Asian peers...

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European stocks flat as commodity shares offset earnings jitters

European stocks kicked off the week’s trading nearly flat on Monday as surging commodity prices supported oil and mining shares, but nerves around inflation and the upcoming earnings season weighed on sentiment. The pan-European STOXX 600 index slipped 0.02% in early trading, with travel & leisure falling the most....

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European Stocks Lower; Evergrande Concerns Weigh, OPEC Meeting Due

European stock markets edged lower Monday, weighed by ongoing concerns over the health of property giant China Evergrande Group and ahead of an OPEC meeting. At 3:50 AM ET (0850 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.5% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell 0.5% and the U.K.’s FTSE...

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European Stock Futures Higher; U.S. bond Yields in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, rebounding to a degree from the previous session’s sharp losses, but investors continue to fret about higher U.S. bond yields. At 2:01 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.6% higher, CAC 40 Futures in France...

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European Stock Futures Edge Up; German Poll, Evergrande, Energy Crunc in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open marginally higher Tuesday, as investors continue to digest the inconclusive result of the weekend’s German election as well as Chinese property group Evergrande’s ongoing debt crisis. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% higher, CAC...

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European Stock Futures Higher; Fed Tapering Plan Helps

European stock markets are expected to open higher Thursday, following Wall Street upwards after the Federal Reserve delayed tapering to later in the year while concerns over heavily indebted Chinese property group Evergrande eased. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.6% higher, CAC...

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European Stock Futures Mainly Lower; Vivendi in the Spotlight

European stock markets are expected to weaken Thursday, following Asia lower amid slowing growth and increasing regulatory concerns. At 2:10 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, the FTSE 100 Futures contract in the U.K. fell 0.3%, but CAC 40 Futures in France...

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European Stocks Retreat Ahead of ECB Meeting; EasyJet Slumps on Rights Issue

European stock markets weakened Thursday, with investors cautious ahead of a key meeting of the European Central Bank against a backdrop of rising inflation and slowing global growth. At 3:50 AM ET (0750 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.6% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell 0.6% and...

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