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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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Stocks recover from 4-week lows as focus switches back to post-pandemic growth

Global shares extended their recovery on Tuesday from four week lows, as investors focused on prospects for post-pandemic economic growth, rather than fret more over the hawkish stance taken by the U.S. Federal Reserve at a policy meeting last week. European stocks looked set to build on gains in...

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EU assessment of banks banned from bonds sales to be done very soon

The European Commission will make an assessment of banks it banned from EU Recovery Fund bond issuance very soon, which could see lenders re-admitted to the process, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday. The European Union has excluded some of the biggest investment banks with past...

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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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European News – Stocks set record highs as bond yields slide

European shares and an index of global stock performance scaled new peaks while yields on U.S., Japanese and European government debt fell on Friday as investors embraced the easy monetary policies of major central banks. Investor sentiment rose in Europe after the European Central Bank raised its growth and...

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