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Danilo Masoni

SocGen warning, Huawei frictions weigh on European shares

5:23pm GMT

MILAN A profit warning from Societe Generale and U.S. frictions over Chinese tech giant Huawei weighed on European shares on Thursday, although the worries gradually faded and a rising Wall Street helped indexes pare losses or close a shade higher. | Video

European shares edge up, helped by China stimulus hopes

15 Jan 2019

LONDON European shares rose on Tuesday after China signaled more stimulus measures to soften the blow from a tariff war with the United States, although fresh worries over bad loans hit Italian banks and uncertainty dominated ahead of a key Brexit vote. | Video

Trade deal optimism boosts European shares as exporters rally

09 Jan 2019

MILAN/LONDON European shares rose on Wednesday, driven by the export-oriented autos and tech sectors, as optimism grew that the United States and China could avoid a full-blown trade war that would worsen the slowdown in the global economy.

Trade hopes buoy European shares to three-week high

08 Jan 2019

MILAN European shares touched a three-week high on Tuesday as hopes of a possible trade deal between China and the United States offset worries over global growth. | Video

European shares slip back to 2016 levels as Wall St support evaporates

27 Dec 2018

MILAN European shares fell on Thursday as the impact of a record bounce on Wall Street proved short-lived amid persistent worries about a slowing global economy and a trade spat between Washington and Beijing. | Video

European shares falter as worst year since 2008 nears its end

24 Dec 2018

MILAN European shares fell on Monday as worries over a prolonged government shutdown and the position of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell added to angst about slowing economic growth, keeping stocks set for their biggest yearly loss in a decade

Disappointing Fed drags European shares back to 2016 levels

20 Dec 2018

MILAN A disappointing rate outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve dragged European shares down sharply on Thursday, with several benchmark indexes hitting two-year lows on worries tighter monetary conditions could weigh on sluggish economic growth.

European shares stuck in 'Santa Crash'

18 Dec 2018

MILAN European shares remained stuck in a "Santa Crash" on Tuesday in a fourth straight session of losses, dragged down by poor economic data and lower oil prices.

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