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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 in the red after hawkish Fed comments

European stocks dropped in early trading on Friday after more Fed policymakers signalled they will start to raise U.S. interest rates in March to combat inflation. Asian shares fell after Fed Governor Lael Brainard became the latest and most senior U.S. central banker to indicate that the U.S. Federal...

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European Stock Futures Edge Lower; Investors Digest U.S. Inflation Surge

European stock markets are expected to open in a cautious manner Thursday, as investors digest the latest red-hot U.S. inflation release, cementing interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve this year, At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% lower, CAC 40 futures...

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European Stock Futures Higher; Powell Testimony Prompts Optimism

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, continuing the global rally after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell indicated confidence in the U.S. economic recovery but didn’t point to an accelerated path towards policy normalization. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.3%...

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European Stock Futures Higher; U.K. Retail Sales Boost Confidence

European stock markets are expected to open marginally higher Tuesday helped by strong U.K. retail sales data, although gains are likely to be limited as attention remains on the likely timing of U.S. monetary policy normalization. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded...

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European Stock Futures Just Higher; U.S. Inflation Key This Week

European stock markets are expected to open marginally higher Monday, with investors wary at the start of a week that includes the release of key U.S. inflation data and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded...

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European Stock Futures Lower; Rising U.S. Treasury Yields Weigh

European stock markets are expected to open marginally lower Wednesday, handing back some of the recent gains with higher U.S. Treasury yields weighing on the tech sector. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, CAC 40 futures in France dropped 0.1%...

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European Stock Futures Drift Lower in Pre-Holiday Trade; FTSE Down 0.3%

European stock futures were drifting lower early Friday, consolidating at the end of a week dominated by growing hopes of a quick end to the pandemic. In many markets, including Germany, Spain and Italy, the Christmas holiday period has already started. Markets are open for half the day the...

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European Stocks Mixed; U.K. Underperforms as Omicron Confidence Rises

European stock markets traded in a mixed fashion Thursday, helped by renewed confidence in the region’s economic recovery despite the surge of Omicron variant cases. At 3:45 AM ET (0845 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.3% higher, the CAC 40 in France rose 0.1%, while the U.K.’s FTSE...

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