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European Stock Futures

European Stock Futures Lower; China Data Points to Slowdown

European stock markets are expected to open lower Monday, as a string of weak Chinese economic data releases points to a Covid-induced slowdown at one of the globe’s key growth engines. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% lower, CAC 40 Futures...

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European stocks

European stocks set for fourth week of gains

European stocks scaled new highs on Friday and were on track for their fourth consecutive week of gains on optimism over a strong earnings season and steady recovery from the pandemic-led economic downturn. The pan-European STOXX 600index inched up 0.1% by 0712 GMT to hit a record high for...

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UK economy

UK economy grew by stronger-than-expected 1.0% in June

Britain’s economy grew by a faster-than expected 1.0% in June, boosted by the huge services sector as people resumed going to see their doctors following the pandemic and after many hospitality firms were allowed to resume indoor service in mid-May, official data showed on Thursday. A Reuters poll of...

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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...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Futures Edge Higher; Commerzbank Reports Quarterly Loss

European stock markets are expected to open marginally higher Wednesday, helped by strong Chinese services sector growth as the corporate earnings season continues. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% higher, CAC 40 Futures in France climbed 0.4% and the FTSE 100...

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European stock markets

European Stock Futures Mixed Ahead of Fed; Rio Tinto, Deutsche Bank Earnings Eyed

European stock markets are expected to open largely unchanged Wednesday, as investors digest continued weakness in Asian markets on China’s regulatory crackdown, more corporate earnings and the outcome of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower,...

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European Stocks Rebound but U.K. GDP Adds to Global Growth Concerns

European stock markets pushed higher Friday, regaining some of the previous session’s sharp losses, but are still set to end the week in the red amid growing concerns about the strength of the global economic recovery. At 3:40 AM ET (0840 GMT), the DAXin Germany traded 0.7% higher, theCAC...

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