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European Stock Futures Higher; German Retail Sales Slump

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, helped by upbeat comments from the ECB, but concerns remain about the strength of the global economic recovery. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.3% higher, CAC 40 Futuresin France climbed 0.6% and the...

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European Stock Futures Edge Higher; Chinese Data Disappoints

European stock markets are expected to open marginally higher Tuesday, continuing to benefit from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s relatively dovish message on Friday. However, gains will be limited after disappointing growth data out of China. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded...

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European News – Marketmind: Just a little bit longer

A consensual takeaway from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s remarks at the Jackson Hole Symposium is that investors will be able to dirty dance to the beat of the Fed’s $120 billion monthly asset purchases for just a little bit longer. Like all things, the current bull market must...

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European Stock Futures Edge Higher; German GDP Rebounds

European stock markets are expected to edge higher at the open Tuesday, helped by a strong handover from Wall Street after the full approval of a Covid-19 vaccine as well as signs of strong German growth. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.1%...

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European stocks steady as travel sector rebounds

European stocks inch higher on Wednesday after a wobbly start to the week, as investors balanced risks from a spike in global COVID-19 cases with signs of a steady economic recovery in the continent. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 0.1% by 0712 GMT, with travel and leisure stocks recovering...

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European Stock Futures Lower; Chinese Regulatory Fears Weigh

European stock markets are expected to open lower Tuesday, weighed by losses in Asia amid Covid, geopolitical concerns and fresh Chinese regulatory fears. At 2:10 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.5% lower, CAC 40 Futuresin France dropped 0.4% and the FTSE100 Futurescontract in...

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European Stock Futures Lower; China Data Points to Slowdown

European stock markets are expected to open lower Monday, as a string of weak Chinese economic data releases points to a Covid-induced slowdown at one of the globe’s key growth engines. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% lower, CAC 40 Futures...

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Euro zone investor morale falls to 3-month low on outlook angst

Investor morale in the euro zone fell in August to a three-month low on a sharp drop in expectations due to concerns that new lockdown restrictions could loom in the autumn and beyond, a survey showed on Monday. Sentix’s index for the euro zone fell to 22.2 points in...

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European Stock Futures Higher; Strong HSBC Earnings Help

European stock markets are expected to open higher Monday, helped by a degree of stability in Asia overnight and strong results from banking giant HSBC. At 2 AM ET (0600 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.4% higher, CAC 40 Futuresin France climbed 0.5% and the FTSE 100...

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