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European equity markets

European Stocks Largely Lower on Peace Talks Skepticism

European stock markets traded largely lower Wednesday, handing back some of the previous session’s hefty gains amid skepticism over the likely success of the latest Ukraine-Russia peace talks. By 3:55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 1% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell 0.8%, while...

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European shares dip in choppy trade, oil stocks cap declines

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, following the global trend higher as investors look to rebound after recent losses caused by the Ukraine war and the associated inflation concerns. At 3:05 AM ET (0705 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% higher, CAC 40...

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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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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 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

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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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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Russia invades Ukraine

Russia invades Ukraine in Europe’s ‘darkest hours’ since WWII

EURO STOXX 50 is trading down 3.86% at 3781.60 Russian forces invaded Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday, confirming the worst fears of the West with the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two. Russian missiles rained down on Ukrainian cities....

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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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