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European Stock Futures Lower; Sentiment Weak on Central Bank Tightening Fears

DAX 40is trading down 1.03% at 13719.60 European stock markets are expected to open lower Friday, with sentiment hit by the broad sell-off on Wall Street overnight amid fears that aggressive central bank tightening will be needed to tame soaring inflation, severely hitting economic growth. At 2 AM ET...

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European Stocks Mixed; Focus on Potential New Russian Sanctions

DAX 40is trading down 0.89% at 14428.90 European stock markets traded in a mixed fashion Tuesday, with investors digesting the potential for more sanctions against Moscow, which could lead to higher commodity prices and fuel inflation concerns. By 3:40 AM ET (0740 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.4%...

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European Stocks Largely Lower on Peace Talks Skepticism

European stock markets traded largely lower Wednesday, handing back some of the previous session’s hefty gains amid skepticism over the likely success of the latest Ukraine-Russia peace talks. By 3:55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 1% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell 0.8%, while...

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European shares subdued as Ukraine worries deepen

European shares gave up early gains to trade flat on Thursday, as the war in Ukraine marked a month and Western nations planned more sanctions on Russia. European gas prices soared after Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country would seek payment in roubles for gas sold to “unfriendly”...

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European Stock Futures Mixed; Investors Cautious as Oil Prices Soar

European stock markets are expected to open cautiously Thursday, as the conflict in Ukraine continued and investors digest the potential economic ramifications of surging commodity prices. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.3% higher, CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.1%, while...

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Stocks slip in Europe as investors refine Fed hike bets

European stocks fell on Thursday as cautious investors continued to assess how far and fast the U.S. Federal Reserve will begin raising interest rates this year. Also keeping a lid on risk-taking were the tech-laden U.S. Nasdaq entering correction territory on Wednesday, a sell-off in bonds, still elevated crude...

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European shares rise after Monday’s bruising sell-off

European shares rebounded on Tuesday after a bruising sell-off in the previous session, with a jump in commodity stocks offsetting concerns about the Omicron coronavirus variant. The pan-European STOXX 600 added 0.9% as of 0821 GMT, with miners and oil stocks leading gains on the back of higher copper...

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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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Stocks rally, dollar gains as Omicron fears ease

The dollar edged higher while U.S. and European shares rallied on Monday after easing concerns about the Omicron coronavirus variant led investors to buy stocks that will likely perform well in a rising interest rate environment. Yields on U.S. government debt surged, with the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yield...

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