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IAG-072916.jpg Shares of International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. were gaining around 3 percent in London trading after the airline reported Friday higher profit in its second quarter, benefited by higher passenger revenues, despite weak cargo revenues. The company now expects low double digit percentage growth in pre-exceptional operating profit in 2016.

Asian-Markets2_29Jul16.jpg European stocks are likely to follow their Asian peers lower on Friday after the Bank of Japan disappointed investors, who were hoping for a large stimulus package. The Bank of Japan expanded purchases of exchange-traded funds to 6 trillion yen and doubled the size of a U.S. dollar lending program...

EurozoneEconomicConfidence-072816.jpg Eurozone economic confidence strengthened unexpectedly in July indicating that the single-currency region shrugged off the negative impact from the "Brexit" vote, while the weakness was evident in the European Union and the U.K.

Markets-111714_28Jul16.jpg European stocks are seen opening a tad lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement sent out mixed messages on the U.S. economic outlook and future moves on interest rates. The Fed didn't make any changes to interest rates but left the door open for increases later this year,...

UK-GDP-072716.jpg The U.K. economy grew at a faster pace in the second quarter, weathering the uncertainty stemming from the run-up to the EU referendum. Gross domestic product expanded 0.6 percent in the three months to June from the previous quarter, preliminary estimates from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday.

Asian-Markets1_27Jul16.jpg European stocks are seen opening higher on Wednesday following a relatively positive session on Wall Street overnight and a rally in Japanese markets as investors pin their hopes on a fresh round of stimulus later this week. The yen plunged the most in more than a week after the Nikkei business daily...

MartinWeale-BOE-072616.jpg Bank of England policymaker Martin Weale shifted his monetary policy stance after the release of negative business survey results and now favors an immediate stimulus to the economy. "I see things rather differently from what I would have done had we not had those numbers and the material point is that they were collected after July 12, so after the initial shock of the referendum," Weale said.

Asian-Markets2_26Jul16.jpg Stock futures point to a mixed opening on Tuesday as a two-day policy meeting of the Federal Reserve gets underway later today, with investors looking for further clues on the path of the U.S. central bank's long-term interest rate outlook. Closer home, confidence among UK manufacturers collapsed...

UKManufacturing-072516.jpg British business confidence plunged to its lowest level in seven-and-a-half years, after the surprise "Brexit" vote, survey results from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) showed Monday. The quarterly CBI Industrial Trends survey showed that 52 percent of firms were less optimistic about the general business situation than three months ago, while 5 percent said they were more optimistic.

Stock-Market-500_25Jul16.jpg European stocks rose on Monday as low-cost airline Ryanair posted a slight increase in first-quarter net profit and William Hill said it received a "highly preliminary" approach from 888 Holdings and Rank Group regarding a potential combination. Better-than-expected German business sentiment data...

Asian-Markets2_25Jul16.jpg European stocks look set to open flat to slightly higher on Monday as investors brace for another batch of earnings as well as key central bank meetings in the U.S. and Japan due later in the week. The Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise its benchmark interest rate when its policy-making committee...

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