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7 hours ago

Stocks Slide as Dollar Slips on Trump Protectionism Speech

European stock markets are heading south, with concerns over Trump’s mover towards protectionism weighing on sentiment and weakening USD. The DAX is down along with the FTSE as a stronger Pound added to pressure on the U.K. index, which is heavily dominated by multinational companies sensitive to currency movements. The weakness on European markets followed … Continue reading Stocks Slide as Dollar Slips on Trump Protectionism Speech

3 days ago

Markets Wait for Clarity Following Trump Inauguration

European stock markets are moving sideways with investors holding back ahead of the inauguration of President elect Donald Trump. DAX and FTSE are little changed after a mixed session in Asia, where Chinese shares were underpinned by a strong GDP number and Japanese markets also managed to close in positive territory, but overall trading was … Continue reading Markets Wait for Clarity Following Trump Inauguration

4 days ago

Oil Prices Edge Higher but Fail to Lift European Equities

European stock markets are heading south, with the FTSE 100 underperforming as Sterling moves higher. DAX and CAC 40 lost earlier gains and are also down as investors hold back ahead of the ECB announcement. Asian markets closed mixed, with the Nikkei managing a 0.94% gain as the Yen fell against the dollar following comments … Continue reading Oil Prices Edge Higher but Fail to Lift European Equities

5 days ago

Stocks Consolidates as Oil Drops as German Inflation Accelerates

European stock markets are narrowly mixed, with FTSE 100 posting slight gains together with the Spanish IBEX, while CAC 40, the DAX and Italian MIB are down. The FTSE 100 is clawing back some of yesterday’s losses as Sterling retreats from yesterday’s highs seen in the wake of May’s Brexit speech. Overall the latest Trump … Continue reading Stocks Consolidates as Oil Drops as German Inflation Accelerates

10 days ago

European Stocks Climb as FTSE Hits Fresh All-time High

European stock markets are moving broadly higher, with the FTSE 100 extending its winning streak and reaching new all-time highs, but for once underperforming the DAX slightly and it is the Italian MIB that is leading the way this morning as UBI Banca continued its rally after its offer to buy three rescued banks was … Continue reading European Stocks Climb as FTSE Hits Fresh All-time High

FTSE 100 hits fresh highs
12 days ago

The Pound Drops to Test the October Lows Driving the FTSE to Fresh Highs

European yields are mixed with Gilts underperforming, while the FTSE 100 hits fresh highs, as Sterling lifts from recent lows against the EUR. Still, Gilt cash yields are down and the FTSE 100 continues to tests new highs while the DAX is at levels last seen in 2015 as oil prices rebound from lows and … Continue reading The Pound Drops to Test the October Lows Driving the FTSE to Fresh Highs

13 days ago

Oil Prices Stabilize Allowing Stocks to Gain a Foothold

European stock markets are mostly moving sideways, DAX and FTSE 100 are posting marginal gains and the Euro Stoxx 50 is up 0.01%. Sterling remains under pressure and the FTSE 100, which is dominated by large multinationals, continues to benefit and the index managed to reach new highs, amid ongoing modest outperformance, versus the DAX. … Continue reading Oil Prices Stabilize Allowing Stocks to Gain a Foothold

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14 days ago

The FTSE Outperforms and Sterling Slumps Following May’s Comments

European stock markets are mostly down, with Eurozone markets underperforming and broadly heading south, while the FTSE 100 managed to outperform and post slight gains. Sterling is under pressure as comments from the UK’s May about Brexit has roiled the currency markets. The FTSE 100 seemed to shrug off suggestions from Prime Minister May that … Continue reading The FTSE Outperforms and Sterling Slumps Following May’s Comments

19 days ago

Stocks Trade Sideways as Oil Recovers But Data Continues to Impress

European stock markets are little changed, with core markets under-performing and Italian and Spanish equities still moving higher, as better than expected December PMI readings not just for the Eurozone and the U.K. but also in Japan, China and the U.S. lifted growth optimism and risk appetite. FTSE and DAX are moving sideways after oil … Continue reading Stocks Trade Sideways as Oil Recovers But Data Continues to Impress

25 days ago

Stock Markets Struggle in Final Days of the Year

European stock markets are slightly down, after weaker than expected U.S. data Wednesday weighed on global sentiment and sent USD and oil prices down. WTI up from earlier lows, but still struggling near the USD 54 mark per barrel, despite looming production cuts. The larger than expected build in crude oil inventories as reported by … Continue reading Stock Markets Struggle in Final Days of the Year

26 days ago

Higher Oil Prices Buoy Riskier Assets

European stock markets are mostly slightly lower. Eurozone markets are underperforming, and the DAX is correcting somewhat after reaching new highs for the year on Tuesday. The FTSE 100 is holding on to a small gain in catch up trade and as markets return from their extended Christmas break. The DAX may be correcting slightly … Continue reading Higher Oil Prices Buoy Riskier Assets

27 days ago

Monte Paschi Grabs the Headlines in Very Quiet Trade

European stock markets are narrowly mixed in very quiet trade. The FTSE 100 remains closed for the Christmas holidays and elsewhere trading volumes have been very low with many centers operating with skeleton staff between the holidays. The DAX is nearly unchanged, the CAC 40 is up 0.15%, the Italian MIB nearly unchanged. U.S. stock … Continue reading Monte Paschi Grabs the Headlines in Very Quiet Trade

last month

European Stocks are Mixed with Italian Shares Outperforming

European stock markets are mostly slightly down in thinning holiday trade, with the DAX posting a small loss and the FTSE 100 down as well. The Italian MIB is outperforming and still holding on to a 0.33% gain amid Monte Paschi rescue hopes, but while U.K. and German indices remain at lofty heights investors seem … Continue reading European Stocks are Mixed with Italian Shares Outperforming

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last month

European Shares Consolidate Despite Rally in Crude Oil

European stock markets are mostly down, with FTSE 100 and DAX little changed on the day, while Eurozone peripherals and especially Spain underperform. Banks are once again in focus, after Spain’s bank lost a European court ruling that said their floors on mortgage rates even as interbank rates dropped, was wrong. A Bank of Spain … Continue reading European Shares Consolidate Despite Rally in Crude Oil

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last month

European Stocks Climb Led by Surge in Italian MIB

European stock markets are moving higher, driven again by a 1.70% gain in the Italian MIB, which was boosted by bank stocks, after Italy’s largest lender reported a EUR 13 billion share issue in a bid to clean up its balance sheet and boost profitability. UniCredit shares rose more than 6% on the announcement and … Continue reading European Stocks Climb Led by Surge in Italian MIB

2 months ago

Markets Look Forward to the ECB

We enter into a day that is likely to be key to the direction of the Euro in the short term and also for the European stock markets as well. The ECB is scheduled to announce the rates and no change is expected in that. What will be the focus of attention is the press … Continue reading Markets Look Forward to the ECB

2 months ago

European Shares Surge Higher Ahead of ECB Meeting

European stock markets continue to move higher, following on from broad gains in Asia. Both the FTSE and DAX are higher by more than 1.5% in early afternoon trade. Technology producers and banks helped to underpin Asian markets and in Europe commodities managed to pick up as oil prices rebounded from earlier lows. Banks though … Continue reading European Shares Surge Higher Ahead of ECB Meeting

Italy referendum threatens to shake the entire Eurozone
2 months ago

European Stocks Rebound Shrugging Off Italian Referendum

European stock markets are mostly moving higher, with peripherals outperforming and the Italian MIB fully shrugging off the referendum result and bouncing back approximately 1%. DAX and FTSE 100 meanwhile are higher as EUR and GBP rise against USD. A ruling by the FCA that takes a tough stance on spread betting firms added to … Continue reading European Stocks Rebound Shrugging Off Italian Referendum

2 months ago

Italian Referendum has Little Impact on Stocks and Euro

The initial take following the Italian referendum was to sell stock and the Euro, and purchase bonds, which was reversed during the European hours and the fallout seems to be limited. European stocks are rallying, underpinned by expectations that the European Cantal Bank will extend and possibly expand its asset purchase program beyond March of … Continue reading Italian Referendum has Little Impact on Stocks and Euro

2 months ago

European Stocks Move Higher as Oil Surges Over 8% Ahead of OPEC Press Conference

European stock markets are mostly higher. The Spanish IBEX is the most notable underperformer Wednesday, while the FTSE 100, which dropped Wednesday managed to bounce back as Sterling declined against EUR and USD and oil prices moved higher. Pressure on RBS shares, which dropped after it failed the BoE’s stress test and must raise GBP … Continue reading European Stocks Move Higher as Oil Surges Over 8% Ahead of OPEC Press Conference

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