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European stocks opened higher on Monday morning, amid heightened expectations U.S. lawmakers could pass a long-awaited tax bill.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the outlook for stocks next year.
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U.K. blue-chip stocks rose Monday, riding up alongside U.S. stock futures as investors prepared for the possibility a tax overhaul will be passed by lawmakers in the U.S. this week.
European stocks rose for the first time in four session on Monday, with banks leading the charge north on hopes the highly anticipated tax reform in the U.S. will get passed this week and provide a boon ...
UK shares rose on Monday alongside European peers as a global wave of optimism on U.S. tax lifted stocks markets in Asia and led the MSCI all-country world index to a new record high. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) was up 0.6 percent, even as a rising pound weighed on the index. "We've been running out of company news to talk about for a while now and the big driver has been U.S. tax reform", said Chris Beauchamp, a market analyst at IG.
The FTSE 100 had a positive week, slamming into the 7500 level. This is a good sign, and I believe at this point the FTSE 100 is trying to build up enough momentum to finally break out to the upside and out of the recent consolidated area.
Stocks across Europe finish lower Friday, as retail and bank shares traveled in negative territory, marking the third straight loss for many regional benchmarks and a decline for the week.
MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - European shares fell on Friday, weighed down by weakness in the heavyweight banking sector and a slump in retail stocks following a disappointing trading update from fashion brand H&M. According to EPFR's weekly data, worries over the national election next year in Italy hit European equity funds with outflows at their highest level in over a year. H&M plunged 13 percent, leading losers on the STOXX, after the world's second largest fashion retailer reported an unexpected drop in quarterly sales as fewer shoppers visited its stores.
From December 7–14, 2017, the S&P 500 Index (SPY), the S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index (IVOO), and the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DIA) had negative correlations with US crude oil futures.
U.K. stocks erased earlier losses to close higher on Friday, boosted by a slide in the pound after EU leaders agreed to move on to the second phase of Brexit talks, but warned the coming negotiations will ...
By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's major stock index climbed on Friday at the end of a busy week of central bank meetings, reversing earlier losses thanks to a sliding pound and buoyant oil stocks. ...
The European stock markets are a bit subdued after an initial move higher yesterday on the back of the ECB press conference. The markets have now got a sudden realisation that the extension of QE and the growth forecasts were actually dovish and hence we are seeing the euro on the backfoot and we are also seeing the stock markets being a bit lower. The delay in the tax reform bill in the US is also weighing on the stock markets in Asia and Europe though the futures in the US point higher during this period.
At 5:45 AM EST on December 15, the FTSE 100 Index was trading at 7,436.75—a fall of 0.15%. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU) fell 0.25% on December 14.
European stock markets are mixed, with the relatively dovish message from Draghi Thursday helping Eurozone peripheral bond markets but failing to underpin stock market sentiment as investors flog back into higher yielding Eurozone bonds. U.S. stock futures are moving higher though amid a weaker USD. The Eurozone posted a trade surplus of EUR 19.0 billion in October, down from EUR 24.5 billion in the previous month, as exports dropped back to EUR 180.6 billion from EUR 185.0 billion, while nominal imports picked up.
European Union leaders on Friday agreed to move to the second phase of talks with the U.K. over Britain's exit from the bloc. Leaders of 27 EU member states determined that a sufficient amount of progress ...
European shares inched lower on Friday, weighed down by disappointing trading updates from fashion brands H&M and Ferragamo and weakness among heavyweight banks. H&M plunged 15 percent, leading losers on the STOXX, after the world's second largest fashion retailer reported an unexpected drop in quarterly sales as fewer shoppers visited its stores. Ferragamo fell 7.5 percent after the Italian luxury goods company said it could not confirm targets it had set for the next three years and 2018 would be another year of transition.
European stocks closed at their lowest in a week Thursday, with bank shares in the red, and they struggled throughout the session even after data showed eurozone business activity revved up this month....
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. fall by the most in two weeks Thursday, as traders react to a defeat for the government’s Brexit bill.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as uncertainty about the progress of a sweeping U.S. tax revamp outweighed an optimistic Japanese economic survey. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 ...