Archive for Tag: European Stock Markets News

Global shares fall on pandemic fears ahead of U.S. jobs report

Global shares retreated from recent highs on Wednesday, as Asian markets grew jittery about a resurgence of COVID-19 cases and Western markets awaited Friday’s U.S. jobs report and what it might mean for monetary policy. Asset markets have been buoyed over the past year by trillions of dollars in...

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Global shares gain as infrastructure spending, jobs data boost

The MSCI world equity index gained 0.55%. In Europe, the stoxx 600 gained 0.87%, ending near an all-time high set earlier this month after news that German business morale hit its highest in 2-1/2 years. Britain’s FTSE 100 share index rose 0.51% after the Bank of England kept the...

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Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 1.15%

Germany stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Retail, Chemicals and Insurance sectors led shares lower. At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 1.15%, while the MDAX index lost 0.98%, and the TecDAX index declined 0.97%. The best performers of the session on...

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