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European shares sink as recession risk fears hit home

PARIS, March 25 — European shares opened deep in the red today, adding to the worst weekly fall of the year last week after disappointing economic data in Europe and the United States stoked fears of recession. The pan-European STOXX 600 index…


US Treasuries signal trouble, stocks fall on global growth worries

NEW YORK, March 23 — Stocks around the world fell and US Treasuries yields sent warning signals for a possible recession today after weaker-than-expected US and European data intensified fears of a global economic slowdown. After weak US…


European stocks flatten out, eyes on Brexit, Fed

LONDON, March 19 — European shares opened flat to marginally higher today, as investors made cautious moves ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting while British Prime Minister Theresa May’s third attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament…


Global stocks gain on trade, Brexit optimism, dollar slides

NEW YORK, March 16 — A gauge of global equity markets hit a five-month high yesterday on investor optimism over US-Chinese trade talks and hopes a new Brexit vote next week will prove successful, but the dollar headed to its biggest weekly loss…


Optimism over trade, Brexit boost European shares; UBS, Swedbank fall

LONDON, March 15 — European shares rose today breaching a five-month high hit a day earlier as investors cheered positive signals over US-China trade talks and after UK lawmakers voted to delay a potentially chaotic exit from the European Union….


European shares rise on delayed Brexit vote, dollar gains; Wall Street flat

NEW YORK, March 15 — A gauge of global equity markets traded little changed yesterday as European shares rose ahead of new voting that backed a Brexit delay and bolstered the dollar, while Wall Street meandered on uncertainty over US-China trade…


Global stocks rise on tame inflation outlook, dollar eases

NEW YORK, March 14 ― World equity markets advanced broadly yesterday after US data again showed risk-friendly low inflation, which weakened the dollar, while Boeing shares gained even as the United States said it would ground the company's 737 MAX…


European shares flat as Brexit impasse sinks in

LONDON, March 13 — European shares opened broadly flat today as uncertainty prevailed on Britain’s plan to leave the European Union and no corporate or economic news appeared strong enough to shake the risk-off mood spreading from Asia…


Asian shares inch up as China rebounds on policy support hopes

TOKYO, March 11 — Asian shares inched up today as Chinese markets rebounded on hopes of more policy support for the slowing economy, but surprisingly weak US employment data raised doubts about the strength of the global economy and limited gains….


Stocks stuck in worst run of the year ahead of ECB

LONDON, March 7 — World stocks were stuck in their worst run of the year and bonds were on the rise today, as investors waited for confirmation that the European Central Bank will start shovelling cheap cash at the euro zone again. The ECB was…