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Underperforming Euro auto shares reflect fear of new front in U.S. trade wars

23 Jan 2020

MILAN/LONDON Euphoric stock markets celebrated the China-U.S. trade truce by marking record highs but European auto shares continue to suffer, reflecting the stress the industry is under and fears U.S. President Donald Trump will target Europe next.

Wall Street's trillion-dollar club dwarfs Europe Inc

17 Jan 2020

LONDON With Google parent Alphabet becoming the latest entrant to Wall Street's trillion-dollar club, Europe's blue-chip companies are dwarfed by comparison -- the most valuable firm from the "old continent", Nestle, is worth just a third of that.

UK stocks may move from Brexit fear to 'fear of missing out'

16 Dec 2019

LONDON The scale of Boris Johnson's election victory on Thursday may be enough to draw back billions of pounds of investment that have sidestepped UK stocks for years over Brexit, mirroring the U.S. market surge seen after Donald Trump's election three years ago.

UK Plc shares hail Johnson's storming election victory

13 Dec 2019

LONDON UK shares focused on the domestic economy surged on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives convincingly won a national election, reassuring markets that Britain is likely to be headed for an orderly exit from the European Union. | Video

UK's winter election: What's in it for markets?

12 Dec 2019

LONDON Britain's election on Thursday is widely referred to as the most important in a generation given the impact it will have on the country leaving the European Union and choosing between starkly opposed economic paths.

SCENARIOS-UK's winter election: What's in it for markets?

11 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 11 Britain's election on Thursday is widely referred to as the most important in a generation given the impact it will have on the country leaving the European Union and choosing between starkly opposed economic paths.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks back to 'risk-on' after Trump trade war scare

04 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 4 European stocks recovered on Wednesday from their losses the day before, when U.S. President Donald Trump surprised world markets by saying a trade deal with China could wait until after the 2020 presidential election in November.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks in tentative rebound after Trump's trade war scare

04 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 4 European stocks opened higher on Wednesday, recovering some of the losses made in the previous session when U.S. President Donald Trump surprised world markets by saying a trade deal with China could wait until after the 2020 presidential election.

Wave of European Cannabis firms to list in 2020, analyst says

28 Nov 2019

LONDON Up to five companies active in the cannabis industry could go public in 2020 in Europe, a continent whose stock markets have largely missed out on the North-American "pot stocks" frenzy, a leading industry analyst said on Thursday.

Not much potential to unleash in London's FTSE - Reuters poll

27 Nov 2019

LONDON/MILAN Limited growth is in store for London's blue-chip stocks index as Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who promises to "unleash Britain's potential" and "get Brexit done", is leading in polls for the election on Dec. 12, investors said.

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