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European stocks get a lift as merger talk boosts autos and some banks gain ahead of the outcome of the Fed meeting.
MARKET SNAPSHOT European markets were modestly higher Monday, with gains led by the banking sector after German lenders Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG announced Sunday that they had entered merger discussions.
European markets were positive on Friday, as investors took stock of the latest U.K. parliamentary vote to ask E.U. leaders to extend Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U.
European markets gained on Thursday, as investors prepare for the U.K. parliament’s next Brexit vote on whether to extend Britain's March 29 deadline to leave the European Union
European markets struggled for direction on Wednesday, as investors reacted to U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s defeat over her revised agreement to leave the European Union
European markets were mixed on Tuesday, as investors wait for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s revised Brexit deal to be accepted or rejected by parliament
Europe’s indexes finish in positive territory Monday, led higher partly by banks, with investors also awaiting a scheduled U.K. parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit.
Europe’s indexes fell on Friday, after economic slowdown fears were compounded by disappointing Chinese export data
Investors are still digesting an announcement from the European Central Bank (ECB) Thursday. President Mario Draghi announced a fresh round of loans to boost lending in euro zone banks and, thus, stimulate the real economy. Stocks in Europe fell during Friday's session as investors continue to digest news of further stimulus in the euro zone.
European markets were down on Thursday, after the European Central Bank lowered its growth forecasts for the region and said interest rates would stay lower for longer as it announced new stimulus measures.
The European Central Bank announced fresh long term loans on Thursday. President Draghi will address the press at 1.30 p.m. London time. There is also strong focus on politics. The Italian government said it is looking to join the Chinese Belt and Road initiative and the future of Brexit is still uncertain.
EUROPE MARKETS Europe’s markets were mixed on Wednesday, with banking and autos sectors under pressure and investors waiting for further details on a potential U.S./ China trade deal. How are markets performing? The Stoxx Europe 600 (XX:SXXP) was flat on at 375.
Investors awaited details on negotiations between Washington and Beijing. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he thought Washington and Beijing were "on the cusp" of reaching a deal. There is also a strong focus on the Chinese economy, after Beijing lowered its growth target for 2019.
Europe’s markets holding around the flat line Tuesday, initially gaining after China set its new growth targets. Investors are watching Wall Street for direction.
Trade talks between the U.S. and China remain on the radar for investors. Sources told CNBC Monday that these negotiations are in the "final stages" and a summit at the end of the month in Mar-a-Lago might take place if a deal is reached. Stocks in Europe hovered around the flatline Tuesday, as investors monitored various political developments across the globe.