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UK shares rose to their highest in a month on Tuesday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks and the pound retreated, even though British UK inflation rose to its highest in six years. A cheaper pound generally supports the FTSE as the weaker currency translates into an accounting boost for large companies with overseas revenues. The blue-chip FTSE 100 closed up 0.63 percent at 7500.79 points, a level not reached since November 9.
U.S. stocks edged mostly higher in early trading Tuesday as investors sized up the latest company earnings and deal news. Gains by banks and health care companies outweighed losses among technology companies. ...
U.S. stocks could test new record highs again Tuesday as investors eye a surge in global oil prices and prep for the Fed's last policy meeting of the year.
European stock markets are higher on Tuesday, but have had difficulty gaining traction as weak German sentiment weighed on the DAX. European yields are moving higher, led by Gilts, after stronger than expected inflation data and as the FTSE 100 moved higher. The unexpected jump in U.K. CPI added to pressure on Gilts, while a slightly weaker than anticipated German ZEW reading supported Bund outperformance, especially as the DAX also struggled as the EUR advanced against dollar and pound.
European stocks edged up Tuesday, as oil and gas shares advanced as oil prices marched higher, while M&A deals and corporate updates came in to focus.
U.K. blue-chip stocks are struggling, as inflation in November hits a level not seen since March 2012, while shares of oil producers are pulled higher by a rise in Brent prices, but some supermarket shares ...
Rising technology and energy shares pushed the S&P 500 higher Monday ahead of a series of central bank meetings around the world this week.
U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday as investors prepared for an expected Federal Reserve rate hike later in the week, while stocks rose around the world on continued solid global economic growth indicators. U.S. stocks edged higher after worries receded over the explosion.
U.S. stocks edged higher in intraday trading on Monday after worries receded over an explosion in New York's busy Port Authority commuter hub, while stocks rose around the world on continued solid global economic growth indicators. Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in the U.S. debut on Sunday.
A weaker pound, rising oil prices and growing confidence in the financial sector helped pushed British shares higher and well ahead of their European peers on Monday. The blue-chip FTSE 100 climbed 0.7 percent, outperforming Paris and Frankfurt which retreated 0.2 percent and 0.3 percent respectively. "GBP (sterling) has given up the gains made on Friday morning" after the announcement of a deal between the European Commission and Britain on Brexit divorce terms, Rabobank said in a note.
Investors in Europe remained focused on Brexit negotiations and the Senate's decision to approve a new tax Bill last week.
European markets finished on a mixed note Monday as investors looked ahead to two key monetary policy meetings scheduled this week.
U.S. and Europe stocks look set to extend gains Monday ahead of a full slate of central bank meetings and bullish global market sentiment.
Switzerland’s stocks are changing hands below their typical premium, the Swiss franc appears poised to slide further against the euro, and earnings growth looks good.