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Brexit inertia means London's finance workers face summer slump

2:37pm BST

LONDON, April 18 The weeks before Easter are usually some of the busiest of the year for bankers, lawyers and consultants in the City of London, as clients rush to get deals done before a run of public holidays.

As stock sinks after Berenberg error, Atos alerts French markets watchdog

02 Apr 2019

LONDON Atos said on Tuesday it has alerted the French markets regulator after Berenberg withdrew its downgrade of the software company's stock, which briefly wiped almost 450 million euros ($503.42 million) off its market capitalization.

Bond yield curveball stalls global stocks rally

01 Apr 2019

LONDON This year's roaring rally in world equities ran into sand by the end of the quarter, with warning signs from bond markets, U-turns from central banks and persistent trade worries scattering consensus about what happens over the rest of 2019.

Bond yield curveball stalls global stocks rally

01 Apr 2019

LONDON This year's roaring rally in world equities ran into sand by the end of the quarter, with warning signs from bond markets, U-turns from central banks and persistent trade worries scattering consensus about what happens over the rest of 2019.

As worries about populism in Europe rise, investors bet on stock market volatility

22 Mar 2019

LONDON Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock markets ahead of European Parliament elections in May amid growing concerns about rising populism.

RPT-As worries about populism in Europe rise, investors bet on stock market volatility

22 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 22 Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock markets ahead of European Parliament elections in May amid growing concerns about rising populism.

Overdone? Short EU equities 'most crowded' trade for first time

19 Mar 2019

LONDON Fund managers have named bearish bets in European equities as the "most crowded" trade in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's survey for the first time in its history, suggesting sentiment for one of the world's most shunned markets may rise from here.

European stocks close at five-month high amid trade and Brexit optimism

15 Mar 2019

LONDON European shares closed at their highest level in five months on Friday as investors cheered positive signs on U.S.-China trade talks and UK lawmakers' vote to request a delay in a potentially chaotic exit from the EU.

UPDATE 1-Optimism over trade, Brexit boost European shares; UBS, Swedbank fall

15 Mar 2019

* STOXX 600 up 0.2 pct, on track for best weekly gain in month

Juventus shares soar as investors cheer Ronaldo hat-trick

13 Mar 2019

LONDON/MILAN Juventus shares soared more than 20 percent on Wednesday after Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to overturn a two-goal deficit and defeat Atletico Madrid in a key Champions League match.

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