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Europe Markets: European markets inch up, with M&A news lifting shares of Carrefour and Telefónica

European stocks are trading modestly higher on Wednesday, as investors focus on COVID-19 infections and vaccine developments. A smattering of M&A news is lifting a pair of companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2021

Europe Markets: European stocks struggle, but M&A news lifts shares of Carrefour and Telefónica

European stocks were trading mostly flat on Wednesday, as investors focus on COVID-19 infections and vaccine developments. But a smattering of M&A news lifted a pair of companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2021

Europe Markets: European stocks rise, boosted by retailers, with telecoms reacting to deal news

European stocks traded higher on Thursday, with retailers leading gains, while shares of BT Group tumbled on news of a tie-up between Liberty Global and Spain’s Telefónica......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks inch higher on ‘Merger Monday’; Sainsbury rallies

European stocks inch higher in Monday’s trade, with a rally in J Sainsbury PLC shares after deal news narrowly outweighing losses among resource companies on the back of falling oil and metals prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Europe Markets: Carrefour shares slump as Couche-Tard’s short pursuit ends while European stocks and U.S. futures drift

Shares of Carrefour slumped 7% on Monday, after Canada's Couche-Tard ended its short-lived takeover talk to buy the French supermarket giant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2021

Europe Markets: European stocks inch lower as Syria conflict stays on traders’ radars

European stocks edge lower Monday, as traders weigh the limited strikes on the Syrian regime over the weekend. Shares in Whitbread surge, but drops for Software AG and Polymetal help put the brakes on the Stoxx Europe 600......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks waver on ‘Merger Monday’; Sainsbury rallies

European stocks struggled for direction in Monday’s trade, with a rally in J Sainsbury shares after deal news only narrowly outweighing losses among resource companies on the back of falling oil and metals prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks end higher as news of corporate mergers lift sentiment

European stocks finish higher Monday, underpinned by a rally in J Sainsbury PLC shares after enthusiasm around merger news offset losses among resource companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks inch higher with data, earnings deluge in focus

European stocks ended a volatile session slightly higher on Tuesday, as traders digested a mixed bag of economic data and a deluge of corporate news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks inch up as banks gain, but commodities again weigh on U.K.

European stocks rose modestly on Wednesday, supported by gains in banking shares, although U.K. stocks were lower as commodity and energy-related stocks extended their recent declines......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2018

Europe Markets: European shares tick higher, but U.K. stocks dip

European markets inch higher on Wednesday, tracking recent gains in U.S. markets that came on an apparent easing of trade-related tensions. Inditex slumps after Morgan Stanely.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018

Europe Markets: Deal news lifts Sky, Randgold, but trade worries weigh on Europe’s stock index

European stocks struggle on Monday, weighed by renewed jitters, but there were some bright spots as mergers and acquisitions news buoyed shares of Sky and Randgold Resources......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018

Europe Markets: European markets inch higher as U.K. approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

European markets traded just above flat on Wednesday, as the U.K. approved the AstraZeneca–Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine and prepared to push the post-Brexit trade deal through Parliament......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks trade higher as investors welcome U.S. stimulus package and Brexit deal

Investors got a chance to react to a post-Brexit trade deal, pushing sterling higher, while European equities and U.S. stock futures gained on news of a U.S. stimulus deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks and U.S. equity futures trade higher as investors welcome U.S. stimulus package and Brexit deal

Investors got a chance to react to a post-Brexit trade deal, pushing sterling higher, while European equities and U.S. stock futures gained on news of a U.S. stimulus deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks inch up and U.S. equity futures struggle with Brexit and stimulus talks in the spotlight

Analysts said the combination of Brexit and stimulus talks building into a potentially newsy weekend may see investors stick to the sidelines or take risk off the table on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 18th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks rise at the open on lockdown-lifting optimism

European stocks rose on Monday on optimism over lockdown restrictions being lifted across the globe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks slip, as EU forecasts gloom and BMW slides on warning

European stocks struggled for direction on Wednesday, with investors weighing up fresh earnings from BMW AG, whose shares tumbled after a warning over 2020 and data revealing a sharp drop in German factory orders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 6th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks swing to losses as optimism fades over U.S. coronavirus relief

Wild swings marked Europe’s trading day on Tuesday, as investors drove up shares only to step back later in the session......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 10th, 2020

Europe Markets: Norwegian Air shares among the decliners as European stocks and U.S. stock futures drop

European stocks fell into the red on Thursday, with coronavirus concerns simmering away for investors who a day earlier pushed equities to their best session in more than a month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 5th, 2020

Europe Markets: Irish banks slump after election as European stocks slip

Shares in Irish banks slumped on Monday after a surprisingly strong showing for the Sinn Féin party in the country’s general election, as European stocks drifted lower more broadly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 10th, 2020