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European stocks head lower on Evergrande woes, mixed earnings

European shares slipped on Thursday, driven by gloomy sentiment on renewed worries around China’s property sector and mixed quarterly results. The pan-European STOXX 600index edged down 0.4% by 0710 GMT, retreating from its highest level in six weeks. Asian stocks were knocked lower by news about the collapse of...

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European stocks steady as Nestle shines in mixed bag of earnings

European shares were flat on Wednesday as strong results from Nestle boosted food company stocks and made up for disappointing earnings from a clutch of firms, including French luxury group Kering and Dutch semiconductor company ASML. The pan-European index inched up 0.1%, reversing slight opening losses after Asian peers...

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European shares dip on inflation worries, weak China data

European shares opened lower on Monday, as surging commodity prices added to fears around a burgeoning energy crisis, while weak data from China kept concerns around slowing economic growth alive. The pan-European STOXX 600 fell 0.4% by 0707 GMT after an upbeat start to the U.S. and European quarterly...

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European stocks extend losses, SAP shines after forecast lift

European stocks extended losses on Wednesday as investors were unnerved by the prospect of rising inflation slowing growth, while software group SAP’s strong earnings forecast helped limit losses in Germany’s blue-chip index. By 0710 GMT, the pan-European STOXX 600index slipped 0.4%, the German DAXwas down 0.2% and France’s CAC40...

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European Stocks Lower; Evergrande Concerns Weigh, OPEC Meeting Due

European stock markets edged lower Monday, weighed by ongoing concerns over the health of property giant China Evergrande Group and ahead of an OPEC meeting. At 3:50 AM ET (0850 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.5% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell 0.5% and the U.K.’s FTSE...

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European Stock Futures Higher; U.S. bond Yields in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open higher Wednesday, rebounding to a degree from the previous session’s sharp losses, but investors continue to fret about higher U.S. bond yields. At 2:01 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.6% higher, CAC 40 Futures in France...

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European Stock Futures Edge Up; German Poll, Evergrande, Energy Crunc in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open marginally higher Tuesday, as investors continue to digest the inconclusive result of the weekend’s German election as well as Chinese property group Evergrande’s ongoing debt crisis. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% higher, CAC...

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European shares rise on German election relief, oil surge

German shares hit ten-day highs on Monday after the federal election outcome reduced the chances of a left-wing coalition gaining power, while broader European markets cheered a surge in crude prices that powered oil stocks. Germany’s blue-chip DAX jumped 1%, leading gains among regional indexes, while the pan-European STOXX...

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European Stock Futures Higher; Fed Tapering Plan Helps

European stock markets are expected to open higher Thursday, following Wall Street upwards after the Federal Reserve delayed tapering to later in the year while concerns over heavily indebted Chinese property group Evergrande eased. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futurescontract in Germany traded 0.6% higher, CAC...

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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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