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European Markets

European Markets Hover Near Flatline Ahead of Central Bank Statements

CAC 40 is trading up 0.28% at 5898.85 European markets hovered near the flatline on Monday, as investors look ahead to getting further hints of a potential interest rate hike path from the Federal Reserve this week. As of 03:20 a.m. EST (0720 GMT), Europe’s STOXX 600 index was...

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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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European Stock Futures Higher; U.S. bond Yields in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, rebounding to a degree from the previous session’s sharp losses, but investors continue to fret about higher U.S. bond yields. At 2:01 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.6% higher, CAC 40 Futures in France...

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European shares hold near peaks; travel stocks shine on recovery prospects

European stocks remained near record highs on Wednesday, with investors holding off on taking big bets ahead of a policy decision from the European Central Bank and a U.S. inflation reading later this week. The pan-European STOXX 600index closed 0.1% higher, but stayed just short of a record high...

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European shares at fresh peaks as travel, real estate stocks lead

European stocks hit new highs on Tuesday, lifted by travel and real estate shares, but weak German industrial output data and doubts over Britain lifting restrictions later this month capped gains. The pan-European STOXX 600index closed 0.1% higher after notching a record high earlier in the session, with sectors...

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European shares stay at record highs; commodity stocks fall

European stocks hit record highs on Monday as another run of gains in automakers more than offset early declines in commodity-linked shares sparked by downbeat China export data. The European automobiles and parts index rose 0.9% to reach its highest since March 2015, extending a 5.3% rally from last...

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European stock traders place their blockbuster bets in the dark

Think of an exclusive poker game where the minimum bet is close to $1 million. The stock-trading version, “dark pools” that host blockbuster trades, are pulling in major money in Europe. On June 24, 2016 – the day after the Brexit vote – just 3% of trades on the...

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Germany may take part in Lufthansa capital increase

Germany is considering participating in a planned 3 billion euro ($3.7 billion) capital increase at Lufthansa, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told Reuters on Wednesday, a move that could help to repay the airline’s state-backed bailout. Reuters last month reported that Lufthansa was working with Deutsche Bank and Bank of...

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