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Europe Markets Overviews

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
UKX FTSE 100 Index 6226.78 47.03 0.76%
DAX DAX 12697.36 -102.61 -0.80%
PX1 CAC 40 Index 5046.25 38.79 0.77%
I945 FTSE MIB Index 20044.56 164.81 0.83%
IBEX IBEX 35 Index 7421.90 69.90 0.95%
SXXP STOXX Europe 600 Index 370.74 3.34 0.91%

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European stocks lifted by data, but U.S. holiday keeps a lid on action

European stocks were set to break a four-session win streak on Friday, with upbeat economic data overshadowed by persistent worries about rising virus cases in the U.S. That is as a holiday Stateside was set to keep a lid ...

by Barbara Kollmeyer
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London stocks struggle while U.S. markets are closed for July 4 holiday

London stocks fell on Friday, with the index set to underperform its European rivals for the week, as weak oil prices weighed on major energy names, and alongside concerns that next week’s summer statement from the U.K. Ch...

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FTSE struggles for gains after another dire warning over the economy

London stocks carved out modest gains on Wednesday, as the British Chambers of Commerce called for “swift, substantial and immediate action," to deal with a historic setback revealed in its quarterly economic survey.

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Mixed data weigh on European stocks, as well as U.S. virus worries

European stocks are struggling as a batch of mixed data halted investor optimism at the start of the third quarter.

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FTSE 100 jumps 1.3% amid promises of stimulus from U.K. Prime Minister Johnson

U.K. stocks shake off early losses Monday to turn sharply higher, with investors pinning gains to hopes for possible fiscal stimulus to help an economy pounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. The commodity-weighted index also wa...

by Barbara Kollmeyer

European equities fight for gains amid continued U.S. virus concerns

European stocks struggled for direction as a new week began on Monday, as investors continued to focus on rising coronavirus infection rates in the U.S. and as global cases surged past 10 million.

by Barbara Kollmeyer
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Stimulus hints help drive a rally for U.K. stocks

Hopes for more stimulus were a big driver behind gains for London stocks on Friday, allowing investors to ignore a record number of COVID-19 outbreaks across several U.S. states. Shares of Tesco shook off earlier losses to...

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European stocks rise, but gains tempered by U.S. coronavirus concerns

European stocks rose on Friday, brushing aside gloomy news on a record rise in coronavirus cases in the U.S., with gains for German business software group SAP SE and losses for Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB.

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A surge in U.K. retail stocks has gone ‘too far, too fast,’ warns Citigroup

Investors are underestimating downside risks from COVID-19, and the run enjoyed by the retail sector lately is probably not going to last, said analysts at Citigroup, in a note to clients on Wednesday.

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European stocks in the red as investors fret about rising U.S. Covid-19 infections

European stocks traded lower on Wednesday, as markets struggled to gain traction against a backdrop of rising coronavirus cases in the U.S. Technology stocks were a bright spot after another record session for the Nasdaq C...

by Barbara Kollmeyer
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European stocks rise on signs of loosening U.S.-China tension while Wirecard gets crushed again

European stocks pushed higher on Friday and were headed for a weekly gain after days of worries over rising coronavirus cases in parts of the world. Potential good news on the U.S.-China trade front was inspiring some gains.

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London stocks climb, lifted by gains for oil stocks

London stocks were set to end the week on a high note on Friday, as appetite for risk among investors helped boost global equities and oil prices, which in turn triggered gains for heavily-weighed energy companies.

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Europe stocks, U.S. equity futures push higher at the start

European stocks pushed higher at the open on Friday, with U.S. equity futures also popping after a report that China will buy more American farm goods, following a recent mini-summit. The Stoxx Europe 600 index rose 0.6% ...

by Barbara Kollmeyer

U.K. retail sales and consumer confidence bounce in May

U.K. retail sales volumes partly bounced for May, with a rise of 12%, compared to record falls, but sales were stll 13.1% lower than February, before the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Office for Nation...

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European stocks trade higher as investors shake off coronavirus outbreak concerns

Shaking off a sluggish start, investors pushed stocks in Europe and U.S. equity futures higher.

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London stocks track global rally with SSE and Berkeley Group in the lead

London stocks tracked global gains on Wednesday, with investors shaking off growing concerns about a fresh outbreak of coronavirus in Beijing, and gains by utilities leading the upside.

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HSBC sends memo to staff saying 35,000 jobs will go

Banking giant HSBC PLC [uk:hsba] is reviving a plan to cut 35,000 jobs, which had been put on hold due to the pandemic, according to a memo sent to staff. Reuters originally reported on Wednesday that Chief Executive Noel ...

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U.K. stocks ride global rebound higher, even as growth plunges in April

After the biggest one-day drop since March, U.K. stocks tracked a global rebound higher on Friday, though traders were preoccupied with data that showed economic growth cratering in April as the pandemic took hold.

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European stocks rebound after biggest rout since March

European stocks traded choppy early on Friday but were rebounding by the afternoon, a day after a bruising session marked by concerns over rising U.S. coronavirus cases and potential further damage to the global economy.

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European stocks slip as investors wait to hear from Fed’s Powell

European stocks rose on Wednesday after two straight sessions of declines, as investors looked ahead to comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell later and the central bank’s economic forecasts.

by Barbara Kollmeyer