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European Stock Futures Lower; Mood Hit by Oil Surge as Ukraine Conflict Deepens

European stock markets are expected to open lower on Wednesday, continuing the previous session’s sharp losses with sentiment remaining fragile as the conflict in Ukraine intensifies. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.3% lower, CAC 40 futures in France dropped 0.5% and...

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European Stock Futures Mixed, Dollar Higher; Ceasefire Talks Fail

European stock markets are expected to open in a mixed fashion Tuesday with the dollar strengthening, helped by gains in Asia as Chinese factory activity impressed but with ceasefire talks failing to stop the fighting in Ukraine. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany...

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European Stock Futures Slump; BP Set to Sell Rosneft Stake

European stock markets are expected to plunge at the open Monday, as investors digest the news of Western governments ramping up the sanctions on Russia and President Vladimir Putin placing his country’s nuclear deterrent on high alert. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany...

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Stocks dive, oil surges as Russia attacks Ukraine

Global stocks and U.S. bond yields dived on Thursday, while the dollar, gold and oil prices rocketed higher as Russian forces fired missiles at several Ukrainian cities and landed troops on its south coast. Shortly after President Vladimir Putin said he had authorised what he called a special military...

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European Stock Futures Edge Lower; Hopes for Ukraine Diplomacy Exist

European stock markets are expected to open marginally lower Wednesday, as investors digest the situation in eastern Ukraine amid hopes the initial Western sanctions leave room for diplomacy to continue. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% lower, CAC 40 futures in...

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European Stock Futures Sharply Lower; Russia Moves Into Eastern Ukraine

European stock markets are expected to open sharply lower Tuesday, after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into eastern Ukraine after recognizing two breakaway regions as independent republics, taking the region to the brink of war. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded...

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European Stocks Gain on Ukraine Summit Hopes; Credit Suisse Weakens

European stock markets traded higher Monday, boosted by fresh hopes for a diplomatic solution to the tense situation on the Ukraine border. By 3:30 AM ET (0830 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.9% higher, the CAC 40 in France climbed 0.6% while the U.K.’s FTSE 100 rose 0.8%....

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European Stock Futures Higher; Hopes for Diplomatic Ukraine Solution

European stock markets are expected to open higher Friday after Russia and the U.S. agreed to meet next week, raising hopes that the two can reach a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis and avoid conflict. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded...

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European Stock Futures Lower; Ukraine Situation Remains Tense

European stock markets are expected to open lower Thursday, as investors fret over the fraught situation on the Ukraine border while digesting the minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.5% lower, CAC 40 futures in...

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European Stock Futures Largely Flat; Bank Earnings, U.S. Inflation in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open largely unchanged Thursday ahead of the release of key U.S. inflation data, with the banking sector in particular focus. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, while CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.3%...

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