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U.K. stocks fell on Thursday as oil and metal prices extended losses, weighing on commodity-related stocks. The benchmark FTSE 100 dropped 46 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,043 after losing 0.9 percent on Wednesday. BP Plc was down 0.6 percent and Shell declined half a percent as oil prices fell...

French stocks declined on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said a soft landing for the economy is going to be very challenging and a recession is possible. Adding to growth worries, France's business activity data for June came in weaker than forecast. The June composite PMI flash...

German stocks fell sharply on Thursday as Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell acknowledged the possibility of a recession and data showed German manufacturers saw business activity slump to its lowest level in 23 months in June. The flash composite PMI, which tracks the manufacturing and services...

stockmarkets aug16 23jun22 European stocks are seen opening slightly lower on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell gave his most explicit acknowledgment to date that monetary policy is famously a blunt tool and there is a risk of recession. Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans on Wednesday signaled...

The Switzerland market closed modestly higher on Wednesday, recovering gradually from early lows and moving into positive territory in the final hour thanks to some strong buying at select counters.

Despite staging a fairly good recovery in late afternoon trades, European stocks closed notably lower on Wednesday amid rising worries about inflation and tighter policies from central banks.

stockmarkets aug16 22jun22 European stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as inflation and interest-rate worries returned to haunt investors. Risk-off sentiment prevailed ahead of speeches by a couple of European Central Bank policy-makers and U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell later in the day. "With inflation rising sharply,...

U.K. stocks declined on Wednesday as a fall in oil and metal prices weighed on the commodity sector. Surging inflation also revived fears about aggressive monetary tightening and slowing growth. U.K. consumer price inflation rose further in May at the fastest pace in 40 years on rising energy and...

French stocks lost ground on Wednesday as inflation and interest-rate worries returned to haunt investors. Risk-off sentiment prevailed ahead of speeches by a couple of European Central Bank policy-makers and U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell later in the day. The benchmark CAC 40 dropped...

German stocks tumbled on Wednesday as inflation concerns returned to the fore ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's testimony to Congress later in the day. "With inflation rising sharply, there has been good reason to expedite the normalization of monetary policy," ECB Governing Council...

asianmarket 021219 22jun22 European stocks look set to resume downward trend on Wednesday amid lingering concerns that higher interest rates could lead to a recession. Investors await congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell along with remarks by several other Fed officials later in the day for more clues...

The Swiss stock market was unable to hold on to early gains and finished slightly under water on Tuesday, one session after halting the two-day slide in which it had dropped more than 330 points or 3 percent. The market opened higher but faded as the session progressed, finally ending barely in the...

The major European stock markets finished modestly higher on Tuesday, extending gains from the previous session as they continue their recovery from last week's heavy selling. The markets got a boost from the strong start from the U.S. bourses, which opened sharply higher following Monday's market...

european market 021219 21jun22 European stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday as investors waited for U.S. markets to resume trading after a holiday the previous day. U.S. stock futures pointed to a sharply higher open later in the day, helping underpin sentiment ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell's testimony before Congress over...

U.K. stocks rose on Tuesday as a rally in crude oil prices helped lift energy stocks. The benchmark FTSE 100 rose 51 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,172 after adding 1.5 percent on Monday. BP Plc advanced 1.3 percent and Shell added 1.4 percent as WTI crude futures rose more than 2 percent amid...

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