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European shares dip in choppy trade, oil stocks cap declines

European shares inched lower in choppy trading on Monday, as continued fighting in Ukraine weighed on investor sentiment, while gains in energy stocks kept the losses in check. The pan-European STOXX 600 dipped 0.1% after posting its biggest weekly percentage gain since November 2020 on Friday. Investors were closely...

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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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Europe Stocks Open Lower as Wider Sanctions, Covid Rebound Hit Mood

European stock markets opened lower on Tuesday as a fresh round of EU sanctions, a rebound in Covid-19 cases and more signs of red-hot inflation all weighed on sentiment. By 4:15 AM ET (0815 GMT), The Euro Stoxx 50 was down 53 points or 1.4% while the broader Stoxx...

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European Stocks Higher; Caution Ahead of Central Bank Meetings, Covid Surge

European stock markets traded higher Monday on raised hopes for a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine war, but investors remain wary as fighting continues, a number of central banks hold meetings this week and Covid returns to China. By 4:10 AM ET (0810 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded...

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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 Lower; Mood Hit by Oil Surge as Ukraine Conflict Deepens

European stock markets are expected to open lower on Wednesday, continuing the previous session’s sharp losses with sentiment remaining fragile as the conflict in Ukraine intensifies. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.3% lower, CAC 40 futures in France dropped 0.5% and...

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European Stock Futures Mixed, Dollar Higher; Ceasefire Talks Fail

European stock markets are expected to open in a mixed fashion Tuesday with the dollar strengthening, helped by gains in Asia as Chinese factory activity impressed but with ceasefire talks failing to stop the fighting in Ukraine. At 2:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany...

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European Stock Futures Slump

CAC 40 is trading down 3.11% at 6542.71 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...

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