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European Stock Futures Lower; Rising Covid Cases Dent Sentiment

European stock markets are seen opening lower Monday, with continuing concerns over rising numbers of Covid-19 cases globally weighing on sentiment. Oil prices are also falling as producers agree to increase output. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% lower, CAC 40...

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European Stock Futures Mixed; Eurozone Inflation Due

European stock markets are seen opening mixed Friday, stabilizing after the previous session’s sharp losses ahead of the release of Eurozone inflation data for June. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, CAC 40 Futuresin France dropped 0.1%, while the FTSE...

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Global shares fall on pandemic fears ahead of U.S. jobs report

Global shares retreated from recent highs on Wednesday, as Asian markets grew jittery about a resurgence of COVID-19 cases and Western markets awaited Friday’s U.S. jobs report and what it might mean for monetary policy. Asset markets have been buoyed over the past year by trillions of dollars in...

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Sharp rise in European sentiment helps stocks higher

European shares ended higher on Tuesday after data showed economic sentiment improved sharply in June, while Adidas lifted the German index with a share buyback plan. The pan-European STOXX 600 closed 0.3% higher at 456.37 points, after data showed eurozone economic sentiment hit a 21-year high in June as...

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European shares snap 9-day winning streak on Fed jitters

European shares ended a touch lower on Thursday as hawkish signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve raised concerns over early policy tightening, with mining stocks falling the most as commodity prices tumbled. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.1% at 459.33, snapping a nine-day gaining streak, after the...

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EU assessment of banks banned from bonds sales to be done very soon

The European Commission will make an assessment of banks it banned from EU Recovery Fund bond issuance very soon, which could see lenders re-admitted to the process, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday. The European Union has excluded some of the biggest investment banks with past...

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European shares end slightly higher as Fed comes into focus

European shares rose for an eighth straight session on Tuesday, driven by optimism over an economic recovery this year, but gains were limited as investors hunkered down ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting. The pan-European STOXX 600 ended 0.1% higher at a record closing high of 458.81...

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