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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 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 Stocks Mixed; Societe Generale, BP Impress With Earnings

European stock markets traded largely higher Tuesday, helped by a batch of largely positive corporate earnings from a number of corporate giants. At 3:30 AM ET (0730 GMT), the DAXin Germany traded largely flat, the U.K.’s FTSE 100climbed 0.3% and the CAC 40in France rose 0.8%. The corporate earnings...

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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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Oil rally helps energy stocks lead European shares higher

European shares ended higher on Thursday as a rally in crude prices saw energy stocks surge more than 2%, while strong earnings reports helped dispel some concerns over the infectious “Delta” variant of the coronavirus. The pan-European STOXX 600closed 0.6% higher at 455.63 points, with energy stocks marking their...

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Global shares gain as infrastructure spending, jobs data boost

The MSCI world equity index gained 0.55%. In Europe, the stoxx 600 gained 0.87%, ending near an all-time high set earlier this month after news that German business morale hit its highest in 2-1/2 years. Britain’s FTSE 100 share index rose 0.51% after the Bank of England kept the...

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