Archive for Tag: ftse 100 futures live

European stock markets

European Stock Futures Higher; Fed Meeting Looms Large

European stock markets are expected to open higher Tuesday, rebounding from the previous session’s sharp losses, although worries remain about the contagion risks associated with property giant China Evergrande Group, while the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting continues to dominate thinking. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract...

Read More
European stocks

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...

Read More
European stock markets

European Stock Futures Higher; German Retail Sales Slump

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, helped by upbeat comments from the ECB, but concerns remain about the strength of the global economic recovery. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.3% higher, CAC 40 Futuresin France climbed 0.6% and the...

Read More
European shares

European stocks head lower on virus, policy anxiety

European shares headed lower on Thursday after data outlined faltering German consumer morale as COVID-19 cases surged, while worries about monetary policy outlook further dented the mood. The pan-European STOXX 600index fell 0.6% by 0707 GMT, with retail and mining stocks among the biggest losers. Investors remained on edge...

Read More
European stock markets

European Stock Futures Edge Higher; German GDP Rebounds

European stock markets are expected to edge higher at the open Tuesday, helped by a strong handover from Wall Street after the full approval of a Covid-19 vaccine as well as signs of strong German growth. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.1%...

Read More
British house prices

UK house prices return to growth in July – Halifax

British house prices rose in July after falling in June as demand for bigger homes following pandemic lockdowns helped to soften the impact of a reduced tax break for buyers, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday. House prices last month were 0.4% higher than in June when they fell...

Read More