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European stocks hit two-week highs on China stimulus promise

European stocks rose to near two-week highs on Wednesday after China promised to roll out more stimulus to boost its economy, while hopes of progress in Ukraine-Russia peace talks kept the mood buoyant. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 2.2%, hitting its highest since March 3. Battered stock markets in...

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European shares rise on Ukraine hopes

FTSE 100 is trading up 0.74% at 7162.8 European stocks rose on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on diplomatic efforts by Ukraine and Russia to end weeks-long conflict, while shares in Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) surged after the German carmaker doubled its operating profit. The pan-European STOXX 600 index gained...

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European Stock Futures Mixed; Russia/Ukraine Talks, ECB Meeting in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open in a mixed fashion Thursday, as investors digest wild swings in oil prices ahead of new high-level Russia/Ukraine talks and the latest policy-setting European Central Bank meeting. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% lower,...

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European Stock Futures Lower; Inflation Fears Weigh on Sentiment

European stock markets are expected to open lower Tuesday, amid ongoing concern that the Ukraine/Russia war will hurt global growth by pushing commodity prices sharply higher. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% lower, CAC 40 futures in France dropped 1.9% and...

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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 Stocks Slump; War Fears Rise as Russia Moves into Ukraine

DAX 40 is trading up 1.81% at 14721.20 European stock markets slumped Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into eastern Ukraine on recognizing two breakaway regions as independent republics, taking the region to the brink of war. By 3:35 AM ET (0835 GMT), the DAX in Germany...

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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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