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FCA-Renault deal hopes aid European shares

JUNE 10 — Strong Chinese export data and the US-Mexico deal to avoid new import tariffs bolstered the mood on European stock markets today, while car company shares also got a lift from signs of moves to revive Fiat-Chrysler and Renault’s…


Stocks target best week since April on rate-cut hopes; US jobs data awaits

LONDON, June 7 — European shares climbed today as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting them on track for their best week in two months. The Euro STOXX 600 was up 0.9 per…


European shares rise, spurred on by healthcare stocks

LONDON, June 4 ― European shares recovered from early losses to end yesterday higher as gains in healthcare stocks helped head off weakness in trade-sensitive sectors like technology after the latest twist in the US-China trade war. China will…


Trade angst, Infineon deal pull European shares lower

LONDON, June 3 — European shares took another leg down today as China sent another shot across Washington’s bows on trade, stirring fears of recession, while German chipmaker Infineon’s deal to buy a US peer weighed on the technology sector….


Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals

LONDON, May 29 — With no sign Sino-US trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated today, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and US…


European shares slip, possible fine on Italy hits bank stocks

LONDON, May 29 ― European shares dipped yesterday, with bank stocks capturing investors' attention as concerns about a possible fine on Italy due to the indebted country's yawning budget deficit exacted a heavy toll on risk sentiment. The…


European shares rise, Athens stocks jump on snap election

LONDON, May 28 ― European shares rose yesterday, led by car-makers after Fiat Chrysler and Renault confirmed they were in talks to merge, while broader trading was mainly driven by regional politics. The STOXX 600 index rose 0.2 per cent, with…


European shares recover after Trump signal on trade war

LONDON, May 25 ― European shares rose yesterday after US President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to a damaging trade war with China. The market appeared unfazed by British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation as Conservative party leader…


Shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war

NEW YORK, May 24 — World shares skidded further yesteday and oil prices plunged more than 5per cent as investors worried the China-US trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies, boosting the…


Trade worries, poor data slam European shares

LONDON, May 23 — European shares sank today as the latest round of US-China trade friction and a soft set of business surveys sapped investors’ risk appetite, while British Prime Minister Theresa May faced growing pressure to quit. By 0811 GMT,…