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European stock markets

European Stock Futures Higher; Fed Meeting Looms Large

European stock markets are expected to open higher Tuesday, rebounding from the previous session’s sharp losses, although worries remain about the contagion risks associated with property giant China Evergrande Group, while the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting continues to dominate thinking. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract...

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World shares fall as markets await Fed meeting, taper timeline

World shares fell on Friday after a week of mixed economic data and fears over the stability of growth and Asian markets put the focus on the U.S. Federal Reserve’s timeline for tapering asset purchases. U.S. stocks ended sharply lower in a broad sell-off on Friday. All three major...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Higher; Airline Stocks Helped by Covid Discussion

European stock markets traded higher Friday, helped by gains in the airline’s sector on hopes Covid-19 restrictions may be ending, although concerns surrounding China, one of the world’s main growth drivers, remain. At 3:35 AM ET (0735 GMT), the DAXin Germany traded 0.6% higher, the CAC 40in France rose...

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European Stock Futures Mainly Lower; Vivendi in the Spotlight

European stock markets are expected to weaken Thursday, following Asia lower amid slowing growth and increasing regulatory concerns. At 2:10 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, the FTSE 100 Futures contract in the U.K. fell 0.3%, but CAC 40 Futures in France...

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Global equity markets

Global markets fall after data shows U.S. inflation cooling

Global equity markets and U.S. bond yields fell on Tuesday after data showed inflation cooling in the Unites States, raising fresh questions on when the U.S. central bank will begin tapering its asset purchases. MSCI’s world stocks benchmark fell 0.33%, and all 11 major sectors in the S&P 500ended...

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European stocks

European stocks track Asian equities higher

European stocks inched higher on Friday, tracking a positive trading session in Asia, even as investors weighed risks from tighter monetary policies after the European Central Bank signalled a slowdown of its pandemic-era bond purchases. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2%, as of 0710 GMT, but was...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Retreat Ahead of ECB Meeting; EasyJet Slumps on Rights Issue

European stock markets weakened Thursday, with investors cautious ahead of a key meeting of the European Central Bank against a backdrop of rising inflation and slowing global growth. At 3:50 AM ET (0750 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.6% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell 0.6% and...

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European stock markets

European Stock Futures Largely Lower; Sanofi on Acquisition Trail

European stock markets are expected to open largely lower Wednesday, weighed by weakness on Wall Street overnight due to worries over slowing economic growth. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% higher, but CAC 40 Futuresin France dropped 0.1% and the FTSE...

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