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European stock markets

European Stock Futures Higher; U.K. GDP Release Helps

European stock markets are expected to open higher Thursday, continuing to stabilize after the sharp losses earlier this week, but doubts about China’s economic expansion remain. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.7% higher, CAC 40 Futures in France climbed 0.7% and...

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Microsoft stock

Microsoft Gains on $60 Billion Buyback, Higher Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is trading up 0.94% at 299.79 Microsoft stock (NASDAQ:MSFT)traded 1.5% higher Wednesday as the company announced a $60 billion share buyback and a higher quarterly dividend. The new share repurchase program, which has no expiration date, may be terminated at any time, the $2.25 trillion company said....

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Volkswagen Stock Price

Volkswagen expects chips shortage to ease in Q3

Volkswagen (DE:VOWG) is trading up 0.03% at 367.80 Volkswagen (DE:VOWG)expects a shortage in semiconductor supply to ease in the third quarter but sees the bottlenecks continuing in the long-term, a board member told Handelsblatt newspaper. “At the moment we have reached the lowest point. We are facing the toughest...

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Marks & Spencer shares surge in otherwise sluggish London market

London stocks were generally lower on Wednesday, with heavily weighted HSBC dragging the index lower, along with British Land, though Marks & Spencer was a bright spot after well-received results. The FTSE 100 index dipped 0.1% to 7,019.67, while the yield on 10-year U.K. gilts fell 3 basis points...

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Mexico union was losing scrapped GM worker vote

General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) DOWN 3.53% AT 53.76 General Motors Co (NYSE:GM)workers in Mexico were on track to defeat one of the country’s biggest unions in a contract vote last month that has prompted U.S. action under the countries’ trade deal, a Mexican government report shows. The Biden administration...

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