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Taking aim at rivals, CBOE Europe's closing auction debuts with tiny volume

4:09pm BST

LONDON Europe's latest share trading platform debuted with a whimper this week as just 23,000 euros ($25,460) worth of stock changed hands in Monday's first closing auction, but its parent Chicago-based CBOE said plenty of customers were lining up to use it.

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets

19 Aug 2019

(This August 18 story corrects name in 34th paragraph to Puaar from Puarr) | Video

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets

19 Aug 2019

LONDON The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets

19 Aug 2019

* Closing auctions account for about 20% of European equity volumes

ANALYSIS-Pound plunge prompts bargain hunters to look beyond Brexit fog

05 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 2 For those with the stomach to digest more months of Brexit-induced political wrangling, sterling's plunge to two-year lows is raising the question: is it time to dip back into hard-hit British markets for potential bargains?

Pound plunge prompts bargain hunters to look beyond Brexit fog

02 Aug 2019

LONDON For those with the stomach to digest more months of Brexit-induced political wrangling, sterling's plunge to two-year lows is raising the question: is it time to dip back into hard-hit British markets for potential bargains?

As bourse battle rumbles on, Swiss stock exchange scores early win

31 Jul 2019

LONDON Swiss stock volumes have soared this month to their highest in years as a ban on trading on euro zone platforms forced market participants onto the domestic exchange, upending trade flows in Europe while a row between Brussels and Bern rumbles on.

Market rally runs out of steam, despite ECB easing pledges

25 Jul 2019

LONDON The rally in European government bond and stock markets ran out of steam on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signalled another round of monetary easing but expressed caution about pulling the trigger too quickly.

Brexit woes deepen pain in domestically-focused UK stocks

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Shares in London-listed companies that make the bulk of their revenue in Britain plunged in recent months as worries about a disorderly Brexit have deepened, while stocks with foreign exposure have beaten the blue-chip benchmark.

Make or break: second-quarter results will test Europe's confidence

12 Jul 2019

(Refiles this July 11 story to remove superfluous word in first paragraph.)

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EU rebuffs Johnson's Brexit gambit

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