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European stocks slide 2.8% after weak euro zone data, new UK economic plan

European stocks were down sharply on Friday as investors digested a series of central bank decisions and a new economic plan from the UK The Stoxx 600 was down 2.8% in the early afternoon, with all sectors and major exchanges trading in the red. Oil & Gas stocks and Basic Resources were the main losers, …

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European markets open to close, BOE and SNB rate decisions

Swiss franc weakens significantly against dollar, euro and pound after rate hike The Swiss franc weakened considerably against the US dollar, the euro and the pound following the central bank’s decision to raise interest rates by 75 basis points to 0.5%. As of 9:30 a.m. London time, the dollar was up 0.9% against the Swiss …

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European stocks open to close, news data and earnings

European stocks advanced on Monday, following a positive trend established late last week and overnight in Asia-Pacific markets. The pan-European Stoxx 600 climbed 1.2% by mid-afternoon as retail stocks jumped 4% to lead the gains, with all sectors and major exchanges trading in positive territory. European equities rejoiced last week at the hawkish tone set …

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European markets move higher after record ECB rate hike; BoE postpones meeting

Bank of England delays policy meeting after Queen’s death The Bank of England announced on Friday that it would postpone the meeting of its September monetary policy committee for a week after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The UK is in a period of national mourning following the death of the Queen, Britain’s oldest …

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European markets open to close, data, earnings and news

European markets are heading for a sharp decline on Monday as investors mull over economic risks in the region, fueled by concerns over energy supplies from Russia. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 1.7% in early trading, with autos down 3.8% to lead losses, with most sectors and major exchanges sliding deep into negative territory. Oil …

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Hawkish Fed remarks dent global stocks

Minneapolis Fed Chairman Neel Kashkari on Tuesday reiterated the central bank’s commitment to controlling inflation through monetary policy tightening, and said his biggest fear was that continued pressures on prices are underestimated. Anjali Sundaram | CNBC LONDON — European markets were slightly lower on Wednesday as further hawkish comments from a US Federal Reserve the …

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Dow closes lower Wednesday to end 5-day win streak, Wall Street mulls new retail data

Stocks fell on Wednesday as the rally on Wall Street that has driven prices higher since mid-June appeared to peter out as traders weighed the latest retail data and Federal Reserve minutes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 171 points, or 0.5%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite fell 0.69% and 1.15%, respectively. Equities …

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