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European Stocks

European Stocks Higher; New Ukraine Peace Talks Likely

European stock markets edged higher Thursday at the end of a turbulent month, with investors carefully watching developments in the Ukraine-Russia conflict as well as volatile energy prices. By 3:40 AM ET (0740 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.5% higher, the CAC 40 in France rose 0.3% and...

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U.S. Dollar Index

Dollar Up, Euro Near One-Month High Over Ukraine War Optimism

USD/JPY is trading down 0.02% at 121.756 The dollar was up on Thursday morning in Asia. The euro held at a one-month high against the dollar, after rallying on hopes that the war in Ukraine could be entering a new de-escalating phase. The Japanese yen was set for its...

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European equity markets

European Stock Futures Mixed; Investors Cautious as Oil Prices Soar

European stock markets are expected to open cautiously Thursday, as the conflict in Ukraine continued and investors digest the potential economic ramifications of surging commodity prices. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.3% higher, CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.1%, while...

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Commodity Markets

How will the sanctions on Russia trigger the Commodity Markets?

Russian platinum, palladium, rhodium, and other platinum group metals are produced in large quantities. The metals are byproducts of Siberian nickel production in the Norilsk area, and Russia also contributes significant amounts of nickel and aluminium, both of which are key base metals. Fertilizers, which are used in agricultural...

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Russia invades Ukraine

Russia invades Ukraine in Europe’s ‘darkest hours’ since WWII

EURO STOXX 50 is trading down 3.86% at 3781.60 Russian forces invaded Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday, confirming the worst fears of the West with the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two. Russian missiles rained down on Ukrainian cities....

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