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European stocks finish sharply higher Friday, helping the pan-European benchmark produce its best weekly gain since early November, as investors cheer signs of progress on a U.S.-China trade deal.
Investing.com -- Europe’s stock markets are edging higher Friday, on course for what would be their sixth weekly gain in the last seven weeks, but you wouldn’t guess it from the news flow.
Most European markets rose modestly on Thursday morning, as weak German economic data failed to entirely damp positive sentiment on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks.
European indexes were positive on Tuesday, with auto-parts companies gaining after upbeat results from Michelin and investors feeling upbeat on a potential trade deal, deal by U.S. lawmakers to prevent another damaging government shutdown
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets mostly rose Monday as traders looked ahead to a new round of trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing this week.
European markets were up on Monday, as investors grew optimistic ahead of the start of the latest round of trade talks between the U.S. and China set to start in Beijing.
European stocks slipped again on Friday and put an end to five straight weeks of gains as fears about an economic slowdown in the euro zone and a potential full-blown Sino/U.S. trade war added to disappointing earnings from blue chips. Germany's exporter-heavy DAX sustained heavy losses among regional bourses and retreated a little over 1 percent. Markets were hit on Thursday by U.S. President Donald Trump saying he did not plan to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline to achieve a trade deal.
European indexes were mostly in the green on Friday, after the markets reclaimed some of Thursday’s losses and German export data supported investor optimism.
European stocks faltered on Friday after their worst day in six weeks as downgrades to growth forecasts weighed, while weak numbers from Umicore, Skanska, and Rockwool outweighed a sales beat from L'Oreal. ...
Europe’s markets were down on Wednesday, slowed by the latest signs of economic distress in the eurozone
The Australian dollar nosedived after its central bank opened the door to a possible rate cut in a remarkable shift from its long-standing tightening bias, a further indication of global economic slowdown. The policy shift caught some investors off-guard as only just the previous day the RBA had steered clear of an easing signal when holding its official cash rate at a record low 1.50 percent for the 30th straight month. The Australian dollar plunged 1.5 percent overnight and was set for its biggest daily drop in a year.
Major European indexes were upbeat on Tuesday, supported the oil stocks, banking stocks and momentum from Wall Street’s session on Monday
Europe’s markets were mostly down on Monday, as investors remain cautious after last week's U.S. jobs data and a handful of earnings data downbeat.
EUROPE MARKETS Europe’s benchmark index struggled to break even on Friday, held back by losses in the Italian and Spanish markets. Shares of Deutsche Bank AG fell after the German lender reported a smaller-than-expected profit on Friday, but other European banks generally were higher.
Europe’s major markets were mostly having a downbeat session Thursday, as banks fell investors responded well after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated it may be finished with rate increases for now.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says that he would need to see a jump in inflation in order to raise a benchmark interest rate. The Fed's preferred measure of inflation has increased 1.8 percent in the past 12 months, slightly below the central bank's 2 percent target. Fed officials say the central bank would be patient on any further rate hikes because of slower global economic growth and the risks from events such as the United Kingdom's plans to depart the European Union.
EUROPE MARKETS Europe’s major markets were largely up Wednesday, as investors awaited the renewal of U.S./China trade talks and the outcome of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Heavyweight miners were rising.
Investing.com -- Stocks in Europe were mostly higher after early trading on Wednesday, as two positive items of China-related news outweighed a fresh bout of nerves over Brexit.
European markets were mostly in the green on Tuesday, after a series of positive earnings announcements lifted some heavyweight names and higher oil prices boosted energy.
European stocks finish firmly lower Monday, as investor jitters return ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting, and earnings disappointment from U.S. heavyweight Caterpillar Inc. weighed on U.S. equities.