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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 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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European Stock Futures Lower; Ukraine Situation Remains Tense

European stock markets are expected to open lower Thursday, as investors fret over the fraught situation on the Ukraine border while digesting the minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.5% lower, CAC 40 futures in...

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European Stock Futures Lower; Fed Tightening Prospects Weigh

European stock markets are expected to open lower Friday as the sharp rise in U.S. consumer prices raised the prospect of aggressive monetary policy tightening by the Federal Reserve, potentially weighing on global growth. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded largely flat,...

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European Stock Futures Largely Flat; Bank Earnings, U.S. Inflation in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open largely unchanged Thursday ahead of the release of key U.S. inflation data, with the banking sector in particular focus. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, while CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.3%...

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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 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 shares rise after Monday’s bruising sell-off

European shares rebounded on Tuesday after a bruising sell-off in the previous session, with a jump in commodity stocks offsetting concerns about the Omicron coronavirus variant. The pan-European STOXX 600 added 0.9% as of 0821 GMT, with miners and oil stocks leading gains on the back of higher copper...

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European Stock Futures Mixed; Omicron News, Fed Meeting in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open in subdued fashion Tuesday as investors digest the spread of the Omicron Covid variant ahead of three key central bank meetings this week. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% higher, while CAC 40 futures...

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