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Euro zone bond investors exercise caution ahead of Brexit vote

LONDON, Jan 14 —  Euro zone bond yields slid today after weak Chinese data and the threat of a new election in Greece increased risk aversion, while investors awaited further clarity from today's Brexit vote in Britain's parliament. Asian and…


European stock rally ends amid weak results, trade pessimism

LONDON, Jan 10 ― European shares tumbled today as optimism over US-China trade talks faded and a slew of weak earnings reports hit auto and retailer stocks. The trade-sensitive DAX was down 0.4 per cent by 0950 GMT, while the pan-European STOXX…


Apple warning shakes European shares as chipmakers tumble

LONDON, Jan 3 — Apple’s first revenue warning in nearly 12 years sent European shares sliding today with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers which supply to the iPhone maker fell sharply. The pan-European STOXX 600 fell 0.7…


European shares in tentative New Year’s Eve rise after bruising 2018

LONDON, Dec 31 — European shares closed slightly higher today as soothing comments from Washington and Beijing about trade frictions between the world’s top two economies provided some comfort for investors as a bruising year in equity markets…


European shares claw back losses after Wall Street bounce

LONDON, Dec 28 — European shares edged up today, buoyed by a bounce on Wall Street as a turbulent week drew to a close and investors licked their wounds after the region’s benchmark STOXX 600 sank to its lowest level since US President Donald…


Investors retreat to euro zone debt as stocks sink again

LONDON, Dec 28 ― Euro zone borrowing costs dropped across the board yesterday, as an early boost to stock markets lost steam entirely as the session wore on, sending investors back towards the safety of government debt. Severe stock market…


Retail stress roils European stocks, no Christmas boost in sight

LONDON, Dec 18 ― European shares tumbled yesterday when a profit warning from online fashion retailer ASOS sent retail stocks into nose-dive as investors fretted that consumers were failing to deliver the traditional pre-Christmas spending boost…


Investors ditch European shares as political risk bursts

LONDON: Investors took cover and ditched European shares as a burst of political risk with a key vote on Brexit being delayed and unrest over the weekend in France added to concerns over global growth and US-China trade tensions. Losses accelerated at the end of the session when Wall Street indexes slid and the S&P 500 […]


Global shares mixed as trade worries loom; oil surges

NEW YORK, Dec 8 — Concerns over China-US trade tensions gave European shares their worst week of losses in two months and sank US stocks yesterday, overshadowing the lift from higher oil prices and jobs data. While Europe was higher on the day…


Bitcoin crashes to lowest this year, losses top 25 pct in a week

LONDON: Bitcoin slumped to its lowest this year, tumbling as much as 10 per cent to breach US$4,300 and taking losses in the world’s best-known digital coin to 25 per cent within a week. Other smaller coins also skidded sharply as a broader cryptocurrency sell-off, said by traders and market makers to be rooted in […]