European Shares

Global stocks steady, yields bounce, metals melt again

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 09:52 GMT

The end the most turbulent month of the year so far was approaching and amid ongoing and fierce U.S-China trade tensions investors seemed content to square up some positions.

Stocks flatline after selloff as U.S. borrowing costs hold below multi-year peaks

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 09:37 GMT

The effects of the global bond selloff that took U.S. 10-year bond yields to seven-year highs this week were exacerbated by economic growth concerns stemming from trade conflicts and $80-per-barrel oil.

Dollar sags as European peers bounce; Aussie dips after trade data

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 08:43 GMT

The Australian dollar also dipped, failing to draw support from slightly better-than-expected domestic trade data.

Asian shares a sea of red on trade, emerging market anxieties

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 08:23 GMT

European shares were expected to be subdued too with futures for Eurostoxx 50 STXEc1, Germany’s DAX FDXc1 and London’s FTSE FFIc1 all starting lower.

Asian stocks down for third session as trade, EM worries persist

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 08:18 GMT

Most European shares are expected to fall with futures in Germany's DAX .GDAXI FDXc1 and France's CAC .FCHI FCEc1 falling about 0.2 percent.

Asian shares rise after Powell speech, stronger yuan lifts China

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 08:20 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 1.1 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 closed 0.9 percent higher.

Asian shares fall on Trump woes, U.S.-China tariffs kick in

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 08:59 GMT

Spreadbetters pointed to a subdued start for European shares with FTSE futures off 0.2 percent. E-Minis for the S&P500 were a shade softer too.

Asian shares slip on trade war anxiety, yuan steadies

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 08:29 GMT

European shares are expected to follow suit, with spread-betters expecting a fall of 0.2 percent in Germany’s DAX and 0.1 percent in Britain’s FTSE and France’s CAC.

Asia shares sideswiped by China skid, oil extends gains

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 07:41 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS lost another 0.6 percent after touching a two-year trough on Tuesday.

Global shares slide on trade worries, oil gives up some gains

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 - 07:46 GMT

Investors and traders are worried that threats of higher U.S. tariffs and retaliatory measures by others could derail a rare period of synchronized global growth.

Asian shares slip on Fed hike, trade fears and soft China data

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 - 08:56 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS lost 1.0 percent, with shares in South Korea .KS11 and Taiwan .TWII falling over one percent.

Asian stocks rebound, euro pulls off lows as anxiety over Italy recedes

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:24 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.6 percent after slumping on Wednesday to its weakest since early April.

Stocks battered as Italian crisis deepens

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:58 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tumbled 1.4 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei average sold off 1.5 percent to a six-week low.

Asia share markets hit by U.S. auto tariff threat, dollar pulls back

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 08:47 GMT

A broad MSCI index of car and car parts companies fell 1.1 percent. Tokyo’s SE TOPIX transport equipment index lost 3 percent.

Asian shares rattled by rising U.S. yields, cost worries

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 07:24 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS dropped 0.3 percent, hitting their weakest in almost three weeks.

Asian shares edge higher in step with Wall Street, China lags

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 07:41 GMT

Chinese markets struggled even as Beijing boosted liquidity in the banking system. Shanghai blue chips hit an eight-month low before recouping losses.

Asia shares sag on lingering tech woes, dollar retreats after surge

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE falling 0.35 percent, Germany’s DAX rising 0.02 percent and France’s CAC gaining 0.05 percent.

Global stocks slump as key Trump adviser quits, stoking trade war fears

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 - 07:26 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open lower, with Britain’s FTSE falling 0.7 percent, Germany’s DAX losing 0.8 percent and France’s CAC dropping 0.85 percent.

Asian shares regain ground as Trump faces pushback on tariffs

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 07:28 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.5 percent, snapping five straight days of losses.

Dollar hits one-week high as focus shifts to Fed

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 11:20 GMT

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of peers, was up 0.2 percent.