Archive for Tag: European Stock Futures

European shares snap 9-day winning streak on Fed jitters

European shares ended a touch lower on Thursday as hawkish signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve raised concerns over early policy tightening, with mining stocks falling the most as commodity prices tumbled. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.1% at 459.33, snapping a nine-day gaining streak, after the...

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EU assessment of banks banned from bonds sales to be done very soon

The European Commission will make an assessment of banks it banned from EU Recovery Fund bond issuance very soon, which could see lenders re-admitted to the process, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday. The European Union has excluded some of the biggest investment banks with past...

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European shares end slightly higher as Fed comes into focus

European shares rose for an eighth straight session on Tuesday, driven by optimism over an economic recovery this year, but gains were limited as investors hunkered down ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting. The pan-European STOXX 600 ended 0.1% higher at a record closing high of 458.81...

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Oil stocks power European shares to record-high finish

European shares ended at a record high on Monday as energy stocks surged on strength in the oil market, while expectations of accommodative monetary policy grew even as a global economic recovery picked up speed. The pan-European STOXX 600 rose 0.2% to a record-high close of 458.32 points. The...

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European News – Stocks set record highs as bond yields slide

European shares and an index of global stock performance scaled new peaks while yields on U.S., Japanese and European government debt fell on Friday as investors embraced the easy monetary policies of major central banks. Investor sentiment rose in Europe after the European Central Bank raised its growth and...

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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 hold near peaks; travel stocks shine on recovery prospects

European stocks remained near record highs on Wednesday, with investors holding off on taking big bets ahead of a policy decision from the European Central Bank and a U.S. inflation reading later this week. The pan-European STOXX 600index closed 0.1% higher, but stayed just short of a record high...

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European shares at fresh peaks as travel, real estate stocks lead

European stocks hit new highs on Tuesday, lifted by travel and real estate shares, but weak German industrial output data and doubts over Britain lifting restrictions later this month capped gains. The pan-European STOXX 600index closed 0.1% higher after notching a record high earlier in the session, with sectors...

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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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