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European shares subdued as Ukraine worries deepen

European shares gave up early gains to trade flat on Thursday, as the war in Ukraine marked a month and Western nations planned more sanctions on Russia. European gas prices soared after Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country would seek payment in roubles for gas sold to “unfriendly”...

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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 stocks slide as Evergrande concerns resurface

European stocks slipped at the open on Friday on lingering worries about troubled property developer China Evergrande, with mining and retail stocks exposed to the Asian country among the biggest decliners. The region-wide STOXX 600 index slipped 0.5% after a three-day run of gains. Miners, automakers and retailers fell more...

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European stocks track Asian equities higher

European stocks inched higher on Friday, tracking a positive trading session in Asia, even as investors weighed risks from tighter monetary policies after the European Central Bank signalled a slowdown of its pandemic-era bond purchases. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2%, as of 0710 GMT, but was...

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European stocks climb after bruising week

European stocks followed Asian markets higher on Monday after a bruising selloff last week on global growth worries, while investors awaited a raft of business activity data. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 0.6% by 0714 GMT after worries over a surge in COVID-19 cases and tighter scrutiny on Chinese...

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European stocks steady as travel sector rebounds

European stocks inch higher on Wednesday after a wobbly start to the week, as investors balanced risks from a spike in global COVID-19 cases with signs of a steady economic recovery in the continent. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 0.1% by 0712 GMT, with travel and leisure stocks recovering...

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European shares end slightly higher as Fed comes into focus

European shares rose for an eighth straight session on Tuesday, driven by optimism over an economic recovery this year, but gains were limited as investors hunkered down ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting. The pan-European STOXX 600 ended 0.1% higher at a record closing high of 458.81...

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Global equities nearly grasp all-time record, dollar drops after U.S. jobs data

Global stocks rallied on Friday and closed near all-time highs, and oil and gold rose while the dollar dropped after U.S. jobs data was strong but not as robust as expected, easing investor worries that the Federal Reserve would soon rein in monetary stimulus. U.S. employers increased hiring in...

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